I hope our daughters never write a post like this – International Women’s Day

For most farm folks, taking a day off of work just isn’t realistic. Animals┬ámust be fed and cared for, no matter what the calendar says. So its understandable that many of my farming friends just couldn’t wrap their heads around … Continue reading

Advice for my daughter’s generation on National Agriculture Day

Today you are still learning to count, but someday your generation will have to learn how to feed 9 billion people. Like most farm parents, I wonder if I am preparing you for the great task that will be set before you.

Continue reading

The most important lessons 4-H taught me have nothing to do with livestock

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