I'd complain about the seemingly everyday rain, but then I'd have to forget about last fall's extreme drought. Planting season was tough around the weather for us.  We worked this bottom up twice with nary a weed in sight when we planted the corn. The regular rain was good for it and the weeds that... Continue Reading →

The Coldest Water I Remember

How much do you remember about kindergarten? My teacher and learning the alphabet come to mind. Then there was bringing a Star Wars figure to school everyday and building Lego space ships for them with my best friend. One thing I remember vividly was the water fountain outside our room. This fountain was old and... Continue Reading →

The Myth Of The Lonely Bull

Today I'd like to talk about a heinous injustice perpetrated against animals across the world. What is utterly disgusting is how so-called officials all urge in unison for this mental and physical violation of animals. It is abhorrent that everyone looks the other way when these precious animals are forced against their will onto operating... Continue Reading →

Farms and Eminent Domain

Imagine getting a letter from the government explaining you have six months or less to leave your house because your land, and those of your neighbors, is being taken for the greater good. Whether you wanted to leave, or not, you are now experiencing the dilemmas of eminent domain.  To be clear, I am not... Continue Reading →

The Last Dairy

I'm a dairy farmer, and obviously I like milk, cheese, ice cream, and all things dairy. Perhaps this is why I'm still surprised when I see articles like Cows, who needs them.  This one was definitely one of the most extremely radical pieces I've read in a mainstream magazine. The writer ignored old and new... Continue Reading →

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