Don't underestimate a girl just because her boots are cheetah print. We can dress to impress on date night, but we can also stitch up your cow should the need arise. We're versatile like that.
I have the priviledge of working from home on various ag communications projects. I live on a farm right down the road from the "main farm" where I grew up and my parents still live. I get a lot done for work on rainy days because when the weather is nice, you better belive I am taking advantage of it!
- 10 eggs
- 2 1/4 cups milk
- 8 to 10 slices of bread
- Enough butter for said bread
- 1 lb. bacon
- 1 lb. sausage
One characteristic that seems to be consistent among farmers is the knowledge and appreciation we all have for our roots. I have never met a farmer who couldn't tell me about 4 or more generations that came before them. I don't think this trait is exclusiv
I was frying up some bacon the other day (yes, the house still smells like bacon) and my friend asked me, "So, bacon comes from pigs, right?"
Farm websites can serve a multitude of purposes, but they aren't always necessary. Rosalie Trump, a Women in Ag blogger, is in charge of keeping her family's farm website updated for landowners and family/friends.
A few weeks ago, I was
riding a shuttle to the airport and made conversation with the stranger sitting
next to me. It came up that I raise cattle and he asked, "So, do you raise
your cows the right way?"
If you live north of the Mason Dixon line or, most recently, on the East Coast, you know that winter just downright stinks sometimes. No one likes the days that it hurts to walk outside, but farmers have more hurdles than simply getting to the car or scraping the windows. Our jobs are outside, and insulated bibs and gloves only help so much.
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