We had 24 eager little visitors to our hog farm recently. They were participating in a day camp offered by our county’s Farm Bureau. The day camp was held for a half day, and each day the kids Kindergarten through 5th Grade visited a local farm to learn about the agriculture surrounding their community. After… Continue reading Farm Camp
It's Friday afternoon and you're trying to finish up work for the day. Your stomach growls so loud you subtly look around to be sure no one noticed. As you glance up at the clock you wonder, "What time is it, anyway?" 3:11. Gee, already this hungry and still a few more hours!? You can't… Continue reading The Family Business
What does the 4th of July have to do with growing corn? There's an generations old rhyme I've known as long as I can remember "knee high by the 4th of July," which could be used as a standard measure for the corn crop. But these days it hardly seems relevant. More like "head high… Continue reading Knee High by the 4th of July?