Month: June 2011

Daily Farmer June 30, 2011

No Defense for Cruelty Mercy For Animals (in my opinion a badly named organization) today released another undercover video. Predictably, it was done by someone who traveled out of state to work on a farm, worked there for… Read More!…

Daily Farmer June 29, 2011

Who is Your Farmer? Did you know that by visiting the Organic Valley website you can learn Who Your Farmers are? By typing in your zip code you can find a list of Organic Valley farmers in your area. Since Organic……

Daily Farmer June 27, 2011

Double Board Monopoly  On a rainy night when the gang is all here, you just might find a game of double board Monopoly being played in GriggsDakota. All the land is distributed from both game sets and all trading is……

Daily Farmer June 26, 2011

Associations and Agriculture Clubs From early on I wanted to be in 4-H and FFA. I couldn’t wait to be old enough to sign up to participate in the projects at the fair, and the many projects not at the…

Daily Farmer June 25, 2011

Hope’s Promise A couple years ago we were given a beautiful paint horse (who of course, isn’t painted). Hope was orphaned at 18 hours old and was raised by some good friends of ours, and started by Zach about… Read…

Daily Farmer June 24, 2011

Bottle Calf There’s always a sad story or two behind a bottle calf in a beef herd. Feeding a bottle calf every day is not how a cattleman likes to spend his time, unless you have a pink cowboy hat…

Daily Farmer June 23, 2011

Keep Going Between Rains A late Spring meant the weeds got off to a good start.A wet Spring meant it was difficult to get in the field to remove rocks and tend to details in a timely manner.So although it…

Daily Farmer June 22, 2011

Alfalfa Growing Strong on Canola Ground  Last Season we planted alfalfa in a canola field.And the canola grew up above the alfalfa where it blossomed and ripened.There are three posts that followed this crop through the… Read More! Wordless Wednesday:…

Daily Farmer June 21, 2011

Happy Summer Crew CutLong locks Hat on HeadGlasses In Good VoiceDistinguishedOr NotA good ShotLooking Good Through the YearsHappy Summer and Happy Birthday. Read More! Father of Agriculture I feel it is only fitting that I begin my first blogging adventure after celebrating father’s…