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Farmers Helping Fish

Scott Valley – 2014 is an extraordinary year. We are experiencing an extreme drought and have had a record number of Coho Salmon spawn in our system. 318 more words

Know A California Farmer

My Cowboy Code

On this National Day of the American Cowboy, I felt inclined to post my version of the “code.”

  • Live by the Golden Rule.
  • Practice tolerance and understanding of others.
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American Agriculture

Dodge Scores Big!

Team Dodge runs returns a kickoff for a touchdown! Dodge, like Ford and Chevy, has been a strong supporter of American agriculture. Last night, during the Superbowl, their “God Made A Farmer” ad went directly to the highlight reels. 362 more words

American Agriculture

Taxes, Wildfires and Missed Opportunity

Most folks have noticed, it is fire season in California and most of the western United States. What many may not know is that the ‘brilliant’ state of California has also begun to send out ‘fire suppression’ bills to the rural residents of the state to raise an estimated $84 million to help fund… 323 more words

American Agriculture

Last Child On The Farm (Guest Post)

Whenever I pass a freshly plowed field it gives me the same thrill as an unopened book–full of potential, surprise, and pleasure. And just like that book beckons me to peek beneath its cover, the sight of that rich, dark earth ready for planting beckons me to curl my feet into the freshly tilled layers and feel its coolness between my toes. 703 more words

American Agriculture

The 25th Of May

It is the 25th of May

And we are all eagerly waiting to begin cutting hay.

The thermometer says it is 34

As I return soaking wet, from changing water, carrying firewood in the door. 48 more words

Farm & Ranch Life

"Bummer" Lambs....What's That?

Over the weekend we had our family birthday supper for our February birthdays. At the conclusion, I began to feed the four bummer lambs. Somehow a picture was taken and I had to post it. 333 more words

Farm & Ranch Life