Helping America Grow

While it may seem like I have not been writing much lately, I've actually been contributing quite a bit over at Growing America. Every Monday through Thursday they have a news or topical feature of farm interest and the latest agricultural headlines for your state. Friday's are special because the feature is a video interview... Continue Reading →

Farmer Luke

As a young boy growing up when the original Star Wars trilogy came out, I wanted to be Luke Skywalker. Not only was he really cool, he also grew up on a farm.  Humble, hard working, and honest. These are words that often describe farmers. George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, could have chosen... Continue Reading →

Average American Farmer?

I saw this infographic from Successful Farming and thought I'd see how I compare. I'm well under the average age. Our farm is much smaller, but we do raise corn and wheat for silage. I made it in the 28% group with my degree in Animal Science! Sports fan? That's probably a stretch for me,... Continue Reading →

Ask Those Farmers!

I like to think I know a little about dairy farming. I get this joke, for instance. There's much I don't know in other fields of agriculture. That makes me a lot like an average consumer. But I don't have to be average if I choose not to be. Earlier this year I was asked... Continue Reading →

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