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Early Spring Round Up!

Hello friends and members!

Brandon teaching Maybelle how to drive the tractor

It’s already time for our late winter/early spring round-up. We’ve had some REALLY exciting developments over the past month and are excited to share them with you. 692 more words

Meyer Manufacturing

The Farm and Industry Short Course students are lucky enough to get to tour many different farms and businesses that are related to their interests. There are many tours that they are able to take in the 15 weeks that they spend on campus and widen their horizons. 292 more words

Penny, Count Your Blessings: Part I

Penny, Count Your Blessings

The winter I was sixteen, we milked over a hundred cows. The only one who’d kick you was Penny.

“Why do we keep this cow?” I said, dodging another of her attempts. 2,778 more words

Old Barns and Blogging 101

Previously I mentioned that I decided to try WordPress’ class to see if I could discover something new, broaden my horizons, play, explore.  In completing assignment for day eight, I found a blog with a photo of an old barn.   193 more words


The real problem with HB 1201

Monday, the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee passed out HB 1201 on a 7-2, party-line vote. The bill was immediately calendared to be heard by the full Senate in a seemingly intentional effort to push the bill through with as little dissent as possible; and just one day later, the Senate passed the bill 22-11. 667 more words

Legislative Update

The Battle against Late Blight, From the Irish Potato Famine to the New Millennium

While hard to believe, the Late Blight pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine in the 1840s and 1850s and caused the starvation deaths and forced migration of hundreds of thousands across Europe, is still a major concern in food production worldwide. 798 more words


Farming Is In Our Blood

Hello and welcome to this week’s Cow Tales! This week I am going to take you back to 1910 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Farming has been in our family for many generations. 155 more words