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
HSUS is an extremist organization that spends less than 1% of their multi-million dollar budget on animal shelters. They don’t operate a single animal shelter!
So why are they sponsoring a Curious George episode about animal shelters?
Every summer, my nieces from Louisville come spend a few weeks in West Kentucky with their grandparents. Its always a lot of fun for us because we get to share our day to day lives with them instead of just … Continue reading
For the past nine months, I’ve been dealing with the struggles of being pregnant on the farm. Everyone tells you about the morning sickness and the stretch marks but no one ever gives you advice on how being pregnant will … Continue reading
This post is inspired by one of the most common questions I get when I’m sharing my farm story. At almost every event, panel or online chat, someone asks me what makes me an expert on how to properly care … Continue reading
This week, I helped my sister Renee shoot a video for the Kentucky Corn Grower’s “Next Kentucky Farm Star” contest. Renee has always been passionate about teaching children about our farm. When we show pigs at the state fair, most … Continue reading
I don’t remember my parents teaching me to recycle. I don’t remember them ever using the word “green” to describe anything but a color. I will never forget the countless instances on our farm when they taught my siblings and … Continue reading
Aaron and I are two weeks into what our best man called “a pig raising, bar-b-q making life together.” We were married on May 28, in the big, Southern wedding of my dreams. It was an amazing feeling to see … Continue reading
The next time I post I’ll be “Celeste Laurent Harned!” The wedding I’ve been blogging about for almost a year is only four days away and I’ve spent the past two weeks tying up all the loose ends and finishing … Continue reading
While the rest of the world was watching Will and Kate’s wedding, Aaron and I were helping set up for our best friends’ to tie the knot. The bride, Leann, and I first met when we were young 4-Hers showing … Continue reading