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Paper or Plastic? Bag or Box? How Seed is delivered to the Farm

During spring’s first cookout with family and friends, my farm boy was careening through a story that involved a forklift, the planter, his grandpa and spilled soybean seed. 677 more words

Farm & Food

Extra Photo #2: Corncob

During my month long photo challenge, I decided to photograph one of the many cornfields that are ubiquitous to the Midwest. I wanted to get up close with the brown stalks, using them as the focal point in my photo. 140 more words


Corn and asparagus chowder

As I noted in my last post, I found a large amount of asparagus in our freezer yesterday.  In addition to broiled spears which we snacked, I made a hearty chowder in which I also used corn that I canned last summer and figured I should use up before the next corn season which starts in a couple months. 173 more words


Cinco De Mayo!

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

Like I need a reason to eat Mexican food? I’m all about adopting traditions that are centered on food and thanks to the Internet almost everyday is a foodie day somewhere. 169 more words


Quickie Lunch- Spicy Coconut & Roasted Corn Soup

On the go today!  A few appointments & calls, some school work, emails etc. Plus a cute, distracting 2 year old!

Tomorrow is grocery day; so we are on the slim pickins’ of what is left of the fridge. 194 more words


I Have No Idea What I'm Doing.

Is what I said the entire time I was cooking dinner for my mom and myself last night. It was probably the prettiest thing I’ve ever made in terms of its color scheme, so I didn’t really mind my lack of knowledge. 471 more words

Corn Purpling

Here is some dryland corn planted in central Thomas County that has shown these purple symptoms for some time. This purple on the outer edges of the leaves is due to a phosphate deficiency. 129 more words