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From North Dakota Oilfields to Family Farmers

From North Dakota Oilfields to Family Farmers

The North Dakota oilfields make headlines about growth, jobs and opportunities. But the oilfields also provided an opportunity for a family to return full-time to farming. Growing up in a North Dakota small town, Erin…

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There’s turkeys on the banks of Squaw Creek!

He raises over 100,000 turkeys annually with help from her. She raises two little boys with help from him. Together, they run a family farm in the heart of central Iowa. Bart and Katie Olthoff…

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Meet Peggy Greenway, a South Dakota Pork Farmer

Today I am proud to be blogging about a wonderful woman who is a part of the Ag industry here in South Dakota. She is a wonderful representation of SD Pork and I am so…

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Springtime Photo Shoot

Some of my favorite springtime photo subjects are our new calves. There’s nothing quite like catching a newborn calf, still damp from birth. Or watching those first tentative steps towards mom. Watching mom teach her…

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Following her passion

The first person I thought of when considering someone for our Farmer Friday feature was a woman that I have grown to admire and respect immensely. I cannot imagine leaving your home and deciding to…

A walk through a California vineyard

I have the great opportunity to live all sorts of agriculture.  At home, The Farmer and I raise hogs, corn, soybeans and wheat. But when I go to my off-farm job, I get to promote…

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A True American Legend

They show up on quarters and flags; they are eaten as burgers or jerky; they can be a sports team logo or even the name of a city – a True American Legend – the…

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Raising Cane

As sweet as they come… That is exactly how I would describe my good friend, Megan Gravois from Louisiana and it is only icing on the cake that she comes from a sugar cane farm….

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Pulled Pinot Beef Burritos

On our farm in Northern California, along with the dairy cows, we also raise beef cattle.  Most of the year we have a freezer full of beef and it’s fun to come up with different…

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The Singing Dairyman

There is no one quite like the Singing Dairyman, Will Gilmer. You see Will is not only a third generation dairy farmer from Alabama, but he also has his own YouTube channel where he uses…