Monthly Archives: October 2014
We had a great response to my article, “Are Farmers Rich?” from last month. And then today, I read this article from the University of Illinois’ Farm Doc Daily that more or less confirms what I said. “Corn returns in … Continue reading
Harvest is the time of year I look forward to the most, and I think most farmers will agree. As a farmer’s daughter, I watch my dad literally work day in and day out all year round in preparation for … Continue reading
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” –Stephen R. Covey Think about that for a minute. (Okay, has it been a minute? Did you think about it? Good.) Aren’t we … Continue reading
Dirk is a central Illinois farmer who grows corn and soybeans and also raises a few head of cattle. He serves on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board and has enjoyed his life on the family farm. Check out his story … Continue reading
I enjoyed this blog post about good, old fashioned hard work and the value in that. It inspired this image. Do yourself a favor and go check it out.
Farm Machinery has changed drastically over the past 60 years. It’s hard to believe that my grandma, Janice Dittus, not great-grandma, not great-great-grandma….grandma remembers as a child in the 1940’s picking corn by hand and throwing the corn into the … Continue reading