Monthly Archives: January 2014

HOW WOULD YOU KILL THE BUGS IN YOUR FIELD?

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TOP 5 MYTHS ABOUT CORPORATE FARMING

One of the first criticisms farmers seem to hear from their urban cousins is that corporate farming is bad.  This is also one of the largest misunderstandings non-farmers have … corporate farming isn’t at all what they think it is.  … Continue reading

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IS “CHEMICAL” REALLY A DIRTY WORD?

Farmers have been battling public perception for years.  It seems there has always been the faction that is distrustful of modern farming practices according to a quick walk through the ag papers and publications of the past, but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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FARM WORK DOESN’T STOP IN THE WINTER!

Where did January go?!? So trite, but so true. January is the one month when you think there should be a bit of down-time on the farm, especially a Midwest grain farm! But not so. January seems to be the … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL YOU DO WITHOUT BECAUSE YOU’RE PAYING MORE FOR FUEL?

Americans have to cut back on a lot of things when the price of fuel goes up.  With ethanol running $1.00 cheaper than gasoline, every extra bit of ethanol you can use in your tank will put extra cents in … Continue reading

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WHAT RESOLUTION?

As the middle of January draws upon us, the “r-word” has become a faint memory for some.  Resolutions made almost a month ago seem to be on the back-burner as the impending doom of the New Year has passed.  Modifications … Continue reading

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MISCONCEPTIONS OF FARMING

There are misconceptions about everything in life. Religion, schooling, and sexuality are just a few. One common misconception that many people have are understanding someone else’s occupation. People always seem to have an opinion of what someone else does for … Continue reading

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SOUP MONTH: NO KNEAD BREAD

January is National Soup Month! Makes sense; there couldn’t be a better time to come in out of the cold and warm up with a tantalizing bowl of comfort food! And I understand that today’s recipe isn’t exactly soup … … Continue reading

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SOUP MONTH: LIMA BEAN SOUP

January is National Soup Month! Makes sense; there couldn’t be a better time to come in out of the cold and warm up with a tantalizing bowl of comfort food! We will be celebrating soup month all week long, so … Continue reading

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SOUP MONTH: CHEESY POTATO SOUP

January is National Soup Month! Makes sense; there couldn’t be a better time to come in out of the cold and warm up with a tantalizing bowl of comfort food! We will be celebrating soup month all week long, so … Continue reading

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