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

Check out Laurent Family Farms new website

According to my dad, our farm now has three divisions: he’s “production,” my sister Renee is “marketing” and I’m “promotions.” He’s not really exaggerating that much. When it comes to making sure our pigs are taken care of, Dad has … Continue reading

At Laurent Family Farms, August is the longest month of the year

I had every intention of writing a long and sentimental post about the 2010 Kentucky State Fair hog show. Unfortunately, I’m still recovering from a month full of farrowing pigs, unpacking my apartment, sleep deprivation, settling into classes and the … Continue reading