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Snowfall in May

For the first time since 1917, it snowed in Bates County…in May! The snow came down last Thursday, May 6th, into Friday morning. It is said that the last significant snow in the Kansas City area was in 1907. That … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker Chuck Zimmerman

Last Wednesday we had a guest speaker in our agricultural communications class. His name is Chuck Zimmerman, and he and his wife are partners in business. They are the founders of agwired.com. They both graduated from the University of Florida … Continue reading

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Working Cattle

This weekend we had beautiful weather in Bates County, so we took advantage of it. We got a couple groups of cows and calves worked. As I talk to people, I realize that not everyone knows what the ends and … Continue reading

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Planting Season “Things just got Real!”

The winter months on the farm brings cold weather, and long days of choring to keep all of the cows and calves fed. It is also a farmer’s “down time” though. This consists of evenings at home eating supper around … Continue reading

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If a Woman Were a Combine

I was looking through an old photo album the other day, and an article that my mom cut out and saved fell out of it. I thought it was fun so I thought I’d share it. If A Woman Were … Continue reading

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Farmer Sayings

I hope everyone had a great Easter! With Easter brings the hope of spring, and every spring brings the hope of rain. Yesterday on Easter morning, we had rain, and some experienced farmers will tell you that “if it rains … Continue reading

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3 Facts I Learned From Judi Graff

This week we had a guest speaker in my Agriculture Public Relation Class. Her name is Judi Graff. She is well known for her blog called http://farmnwife.com/. She talked to our class about why blogs are important, and why you … Continue reading

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