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Spring has Sprung

Spring always brings smiles, from seeing the first Robins appear to the first flowers blooming to the smell of soil and the smell of spring rains. 263 more words

L is for the Liberty Antiques Festival

Liberty is a small town about 21 miles southeast of Greensboro, NC surrounded by farms and fields. It anchors the north eastern end of Piedmont Land Conservancy’s Liberty-Randleman farmland corridor, an effort started 17 years ago to protect more than 500 contiguous acres farmland before growth and development intervened. 228 more words


Sharing our Farm Story

The past few months have been filled with a variety of Agriculture in the Classroom activities. We had the pleasure of being part of the… 401 more words

Springing Heavy , Making, and Bumping Hard

Aww, spring when a young man’s fancy turns to love….and a cattlemen’s turns to judging teats and the back ends of cows!

Springing heavy – picture a very pregnant lady and you get the idea, heavy with life and anticipation. 159 more words

Ranch Life

Spring Is Sprung!

We made a good run of it last year, making it all the way to November before the garden was finally tilled under, into the ground!   948 more words

C is for Charolais Cattle (and catching up)

April 4th was the day for the letter C in the #atozchallenge. It was also my first day back at work after a family vacation to New York City and thankfully I was in the field not in the office. 301 more words


The “Final 4” Reasons Iowa is “Farm Strong”

Your odds of picking a perfect NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracket were 1 in 9.2 quintillion.

Your chance to win “Farm Strong Merch Madness” (merchandise autographed by Iowa State Cyclone basketball coaches Steve Prohm and Bill Fennelly) is much, much better. 690 more words