Tag: farm

The Boys Adventures on the Farm

One of the great perks of being dairy producers is raising our family on the farm. There are fascinating adventures all around. Garrett and Lad take a moment to chat…………Jack telling his Dad about what he’s going to try next……….. Ther…

Hunk of Meat Monday: Lamb (or Pork) Spareribs with Rosemary, Garlic and Honey

Last few years Samantha has been raising sheep as a 4-H project. This is a small project, but Tim and I have the benefit of being the only ones to like lamb (besides Samantha), so we get first dibs on … Continue reading

My Top 10 List of AgChat Foundation Accomplishments

A few days ago marked the one year anniversary of the launch of the AgChat Foundation and I wanted to take a step back to reflect on some of my personal highlights of the last year.  This isn’t meant to be an official list, it’s a personal one.  It’s a bit heavy on data and […]

Corn Production 101: Why are corn prices so high?

As I write this post, the current price of corn at my local elevator stands at $6.48 per bushel.  That is a historically high price for corn, why?  In no particular order, here are some observations. 1)  Demand for corn. Look at this chart from Kansas State University showing demand for corn on a steady, […]

Our Trip to the Auction – Going Once, Going Twice, SOLD!

On Saturday we went to a local farm auction where farm equipment, outdoor recreation items, household stuff and a little bit of everything was sold to the highest bidder. The auction took place at a farm in Middlefield, about 15 minutes from our fa…

Changes coming quickly!

As I took a look out this morning at the sun shining on the fields I remembered that I took a look at the calendar yesterday to see what was going on and came to the realization that we are just about 4-5 weeks away from the time we will be putting our first corn […]