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What is That Thing Behind That Tractor?

Unfortunately hay season is long gone.  Harvest is pretty much finished also and we are busily preparing for winter, but I still wanted to talk hay equipment in this segment that we call What is…

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Farmer Friday: Featuring Katie Olthoff

My husband is a 3rd generation turkey farmer, but our farm officially began 6 years ago, as a result of increased demand for turkey because of Subway’s $5 Footlongs!  It was kind of a unique…

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Meat or Egg Chickens?

The age-old question is… Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It sort of depends on whether you want to eat a nice juicy chicken breast, or if you want some tasty scrambled eggs…


Farmer Friday: Meet Sara Ross

Sara Ross is a really good friend of mine from Iowa. She is a mom of two boys, and has twins on the way! Here she is telling you all about herself and her family’s…


Beef Cuts, It’s What’s For Dinner

It’s safe to say that on our beef farm we eat a whole lot of chicken…just kidding! We eat a lot of beef. It’s pretty much always on hand at our house. On our farm…

How now Brown (Swiss) cow?

Wordless Wednesday (kind of): Happy National Dairy Month!

Yep!  June is National Dairy Month, and here on the Wallpe farm, we LOVE our dairy.  I’m not just saying that because we farm; this was a dairy farm for 40 years.  Steve, his dad,…

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Wordless Wednesday: Road Farming

Here in Northwest Indiana, it’s a wee bit wet out in the fields thanks to frequent and steady rains.  Somehow, thankfully, many of us have managed to get most of our corn in the ground….


What Is It? …Week 2

Today, in light of the Spring season, it only feels right to show you a piece of equipment that is used in the Spring. As farmers, we use this piece of equipment every Spring to…


Faces Behind Your Food: Beefing Up with Indiana Beef!

April 9th Indiana bloggers gathered together to learn more about beef, a subject near and dear to my heart.  Indiana’s Family of Farmers hosted the event, and several of our own Real Farmwives of America were…


Farming at Christmas

It’s that time of year. Everywhere you go the last few weeks you have heard Christmas music and you have seen festive decorations. Now, the time has finally come, Christmas is over. Time to clean…