Ohio Farm Life – May 21, 2017

The same week precious brought home a book from the local library with the words “Agricultural Pollution” on the cover I came across litter in the field.  The trash was two empty plastic bags of lawn fertilizer.  #Ironic…in so many ways.  I haven’t seen many finger pointers win, that’s not Continue Reading

Large Farm and Small Farm Comparison – Making Animal Feed

I’m often asked questions about farm size.  People want to know are large farms or small farms better? We have a second grader in the house.  While I certainly understand that some education standards require comparing and contrasting to learn to recognize differences, comparisons also make me uncomfortable.  So, we’ve Continue Reading

Thank You for the Manure

thank you for the manure

Dear mother-in-law and father-in-law, Thank you for the poop.  I understand that your hog manure made our corn yield far better than it could’ve been without the crap. You have a wealth of valuable organic nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorous and potash that you shared to make our crops and income Continue Reading