What Equipment is Needed to Video Chat From a Farm?

virtual field trip

Live video streaming is an excellent way to have a conversation and show what is happening on the farm.  I have enjoyed the opportunity to connect farmers and classrooms via Virtual Field Trips at the Ohio Pork Council and through our county Farm Bureau for several years now. Here are Continue Reading

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10 Things Farmers Do in the Winter

what farmers do in the winter

1-Bundle Up and Sell Some Grain Want to know how our bank wished us Happy New Year?  The same way they always do, by sending a loan statement asking for a payment.  So, thank goodness for the grain bins storing harvest. Never mind that your kid may be pulling your Continue Reading

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Thanksgiving Turkey Comes from Family Farms

happy thanksgiving from turkey farmers

As Thanksgiving approaches I want to say thank you for eating turkey!  When you eat turkey, you support my family.  I’ve learned a lot of interesting things about  turkeys, but I’m more impressed with what I’ve learned about turkey farming families since marrying a turkey farmer. My mother-in-law takes care Continue Reading

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Gift Ideas for Farm Families

gift ideas for farm people

Finding the right Christmas gift ideas for farmers can be challenging, so our family is sharing gift ideas that might make holiday shopping easier.  As our family grows we are blessed with more tasks.  With the addition of our CEO, we are excited to add birthday party planning to the Continue Reading

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Raising Food is a Privilege This Week & Always

feeding the world is a privilege

Farmers like to tout how hard we work and how many challenges we face.  Farming and ranching is tough.  I won’t argue that for one minute, but this week I want to share how much of a privilege every farm picture I took this week is! We have the luxury Continue Reading

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Life on the Farm 7-2-17

tractor square dancing

Life on the farm is never dull.  Especially on Joe’s family farm.  A few years ago the in-laws took the whole family to Maine on a vacation.  We created many memories to treasure!  One was driving the ’94 Suburban.  The beauty made it there just fine.  They didn’t even have Continue Reading

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