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Have we lost sight of the meat?

Being short, the size of my sheep has always been important to me. I don’t want to breed something that is going to be taller than me and over power me. Recently, I was talking to a judge at our state fair about the…

Breeding versus Market in the Ring

I know many bloggers have given their two cents on lessons learned in the show ring every year and what we are teaching our children, but after a few weeks of watching another fair I can’t help but add in my opinion! A little…

I Believe…

This is a repost from October, but being FFA week I feel it is appropriate. If you can finish this sentence, thenĀ  you can understand when I say how much of an impact the National FFA had on my life. This week I am…

A Little Christmas Lamb

Who said Christmas dinner had to be ham or turkey? We had lamb raised from our farm (can’t get any more local than that)! Looking for a good dinner for your family? Try it out! Did you know 4 oz. of lamb has 27.5…

Thank a farmer today!

A Place to Lay your Crayons

So this Fall I (ok Grandma) got Harlie a little table and chair set at an Amish auction my parents’ neighbors had for the Amish community school. It was so cute, but not ready for a Toddler to use. I wanted it to have…

I believe in the future of agriculture…

If you can finish this sentence, thenĀ  you can understand when I say how much of an impact the National FFA had on my life. This week I am spending my time in the National Convention newsroom for the 14th year in a row….