Month: April 2013

Daily Farmer April 30, 2013

Eva T. It was Senior Portrait Central here this past weekend. Thursday night, Friday night, and Sunday night I shot seniors, with a Prom thrown in for fun on Saturday night. We will start with the… Read More! Fun with…

Daily Farmer April 29, 2013

Pictures of Beautiful Food and More… Have you noticed how many pictures are posted of Beautiful Food? People take pictures of their food.Sometimes it is something that has been made and the photo is posted with a recipe or how to……

Daily Farmer April 28, 2013

Daily Farmer April 27, 2013 What Can We Do Better? A Reflection 4-27-11 April 27 will probably not mean much to those outside of our area, but it’s a time that challenged us and will live on in the minds…

Daily Farmer April 27, 2013

What Can We Do Better? A Reflection 4-27-11 April 27 will probably not mean much to those outside of our area, but it’s a time that challenged us and will live on in the minds of those remembering those lost…

Daily Farmer April 26, 2013

Country Music Weeps Today Legends leave this earth. Earlier this week the legendary race horse and sire Storm Cat was laid to rest in Kentucky. This morning country music legend George Jones passed away. Words can’t… Read More! Breaking Free,…

Daily Farmer April 25, 2013

Stocking Density, Overcrowding, Excess Consumption – How Do We Balance? On any given day there are hundreds of stories, repeating tales and condemnation of factory farms. The horrible conditions in feedlots and commercial facilities are repeated, and too often it’s……

Daily Farmer April 24, 2013

Confession, Heifer Style I confess that since our heifers started calving the 11th of April, I have not worked out (save for a couple yoga workouts and trying to figure out how to do a “sit out“). However,… Read More!…

Daily Farmer April 23, 2013

Welcome to April Twenty-third  The corn stubble is still holding snow and the afternoon high is freezing. It is a mostly cloudy day, but the rays from the sun are strong enough to penetrate the clouds. The snow… Read More! Welcome to…

Daily Farmer April 22, 2013

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day Many think saving energy is great if someone else does it. Recycling is great if it’s not inconvenient. So what about Earth day? The US Environmental Protection Agency lists a program of Pick 5… Read…

Daily Farmer April 21, 2013

There Is No Health Insurance for Pigs Understanding Antibiotic Use on American Farms and Ranches On our farm, it’s normal for us to have entire groups of pigs that never have had any antibiotics when they go to market.  Yes,……