As most of you know last week Jason and I spent some much needed time away from our much loved farm. Amazing as it sounds farmers do need a break every now and again, although ours prefer more like a 20 to 30 minute break. Jason and I spent the week fishing with lots of good friends in Ignace, Ontario, Canada. Here are the pictures, as promised..and if you look close you will notice that when ... Read More about Canada, Eh?
Wow! Such a great vacation trip for me and my farmer! Canada was amazing and beautiful. We caught lots of fish, shared lots of laughter, and spent some much needed quality bonding time together in a boat every day! But, as great as Canada was- it was sure great to be home too. Jason was pretty excited to get up to the farm this morning for his Sunday chores while I grudgingly got up ... Read More about Back Home Again on The Farm
Here in South Dakota we try not to let anything go to waste. The art of baling road ditches is one thing I had never quite seen until I moved here. I am not saying that farmers in Indiana don't do it, but I had never seen it myself. I think it is a great idea and such a good resource to use to feed our cows in the winter time. I always say the only reason the ditches are so huge in South ... Read More about Mowing Road Ditches
Already tomorrow is Saturday and soon my Dad and little sis will head back to Indiana. I then leave for Pierre, South Dakota for Ag Teacher's Conference for 4 days before heading off to Canada for a much needed fishing vacation. The only thing consistent with this summer is the fact that I have spent more time traveling than around our farm. But, this week has been a breathe of fresh ... Read More about Life Never Seems To Slow Down…
Talk about one hot week! The last few weeks in South Dakota have been brutally hot. Records have been set for cattle lost across the state due to all the heat. Which is absolutely devastating. In cases like this it doesn't matter if you are feeding cattle inside- or outside. Hot is hot. Around our farm we started preparing for the heat wave a few days ahead of time. This means we put ... Read More about Too Hot To Handle!