Can you pick out which one is the show calf?  I'll give you a hint, he doesn't look like the others!  We got two of these fluffy Hereford steers yesterday.  Lily is pretty excited to start working with them in preparation for the fair next summer.


Your mood depends on the food you eat | Morning Ag Clips

If you're under 30 years old, eat meat (and probably healthy fats) to boost your mood.  If you're over 30 years old avoiding sugar and simple carbs and eating foods high in antioxidants (rich, dark colored foods) will make you happy...Oh to be young again.   Source: Your mood depends on the food you eat... Continue Reading →

How to Feed a Horse (or a herd)

As a rookie horse owner I've been learning a lot by trial and error.  What and how to feed these beasts has given me some surprising challenges.  I'm a grazing specialist so I definitely have some experience feeding animals.  I've owned cattle, goats and a couple mini horses.  None of this prepared me for my... Continue Reading →

A New Start

Today marks a new beginning for me.  It's not a new year's resolution, not a new week, new month, not even a new day, just a new start.  A year ago I was in a good place, pulling myself from a pit which was the result of selfishness and poor decisions.  I was building myself... Continue Reading →

Summer’s end

A week ago it didn't seem possible, but the early signs were there to observe. Asters in bloom, an odd chill in the evenings and the most unmistakable sign that summer would soon be over, the increasingly earlier sunset. This time of year is always bittersweet for me. I dislike the long cold months of... Continue Reading →

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