It’s no secret that 4-H and FFA are huge parts of my life. These two organizations were integral in teaching me about the agriculture industry. They ignited a passion in me that led me to major in agriculture in college … Continue reading
Now that I’m a mom, I realize who is really watching the showmen at livestock shows. I watch Lorelei interact with kids 5 or 6 years older than her and try to do everything they do, knowing that they will … Continue reading
Striving for a good day with a toddler was ridiculous and made me feel like I was failing. Now I know there is at least one good moment in every bad day.Continue reading
You see, “mom guilt” and I are on a first name basis. When things are stressful, the “mom guilt” kicks in and I feel like I’m not giving enough of my attention to my daughter or my husband. So this post is for me, and every other WAHM asking herself the same question: is it really worth it?Continue reading
Farm families are known for doing everything as a family, from harvesting crops to feeding livestock. Attending conferences is no different.Continue reading
Five farm moms share their favorite Christmas books for children.Continue reading
During a winter storm, our cattle are our top priority. Every farm family is different, but this is how my family prepares for winter storms on our beef cattle farm.Continue reading
In the agriculture community, we pull together in times of disaster.
In this situation, however, most of us are too far away to physically help with the recovery efforts. It’s going to take more than distance to stop the caring and generous spirit of family farmers across the country. We can help our neighbors recover from Winter Storm Atlas, one tweet at a time.
For each tweet using the #RancherRelief hashtag during the hour-long tweetcast, Tyson Foods (@TysonFoods) will donate $10 to the Rancher Relief Fund up to $50,000!
I started writing a Chipotle post several times but each draft was filled with anger and frustration so I decided to to wait until I wasn’t mad anymore. Today, I decided to stop waiting. I’m still mad. No, mad doesn’t really describe it. I’m hurt.Continue reading
Last week, Lorelei and I went to “Cookies and Milk with the Commissioner of Agriculture” at LeCows Dairy in Paducah. The folks at LeCows Dairy have been giving farm tours for years and love sharing their farm story via their … Continue reading