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Farmer Fridays: Tiling A Field

  New things, new learning experience, new ideas. A few years ago a tile plow was purchased around here and our Harvest that typically ends at the end of October now kind of extends into…


What to Cook when there is Nothing in the Fridge and your Back Yard just Blew Away

I’m not a big believer in luck.  I believe everything happens for a reason and there is a purpose for everything that takes place in my life. However, I’m starting to believe in bad luck….


Harvesting America’s Favorite Grain

Fall is a gorgeous time of the year, but it’s also one of the busiest times of the year for grain farmers. Many Midwestern farmers are in a mad rush to harvest crops such as…


Farmer Friday: The Farmer’s Life (from the Great State of Indiana)

When I find an Ag blog that appeals to me, I make it a point to learn as much as I can about the author.  When I saw some of my Ag friends tuning in…


5 Favorite Fruit Picnic Recipes

While summer is “unofficially” over, there is still time to get in another picnic or two! Fall is the perfect time!  So throw on a hoodie and grab your picnic blanket, picnic basket, some family,…

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Meet Marie! A Farmer From South Carolina!

Marie is a “colleague” of sorts as we are both volunteers for CommonGround. I was so happy she agreed to write up a little about herself as she is our first featured farmer from South…


Best Friends, Baking and Beef Cattle

I’d like to introduce you to my BFF since the 1st grade – Julie Mo! We met when we were 6 years old and are still laughing and giggling all these years later! This was a…

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Beef cows having babies

Springtime means that it’s baby time on our farm. We raise beef cattle, and we want all our calves to be born in the spring (spring calving). We hope that by the time the moms…

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How to Take Great Animal Photos

If you take a glance at the photos on my camera’s memory card, you’ll find a bazillion photos of my daughters and then a few thousand photos of our cows, pigs, horses, heck even our…


Back to my Roots

Meet Kristi from the blog Morrow Farm Fresh.   Kristi was raised on her families dairy farm in Pennsylvania, the same farm my mom was raised on. Yes, Kristi is my cousin! The farm has been…