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Farm Life

Who’s Telling Your Story?

If you’ve checked out my blog or follow me on social media, you’ve probably figured out that I have a passion for agriculture. I’m a farm kid, but moved to…

What Do Farmers Do In The Winter?

Many assume that winter equals vacation time for farmers. I mean, we see them busy out in the fields in the spring and fall, so why wouldn’t they spend the off-season…

What it’s Really Like to be a Farm Kid

I’ve talked before about growing up on a farm. It wasn’t the glamorous “up every day at the crack of dawn” or “I have to feed my livestock every single day…

The 10 Best Things About Being a Farm Kid

Here’s 10 things that you’ve definitely experienced if you’re a farm kid: 10. The Stars.  You won’t appreciate how big the sky is or how many stars there are until you move…

Country Skies vs. City Lights

Being the crazy person that I am, I drove across town the other day just to take a picture of a field (#agmajorprobs!). Anyway, what was so special about this…

Happy Fall, Y’all!

Fall is in the air at Illinois State! Even though fall doesn’t technically start until this weekend, leaves have begun to change color, the weather is cooler (seriously, I went…

I Got My Start in 4-H

Throughout my college career, I’ve had lots of people ask how I got into agriculture. While the obvious answer may be that it was because I grew up on a…

Thank a Farmer

As I’ve mentioned before, there are many different kinds of agriculture. Organic, conventional, antibiotic-free, grain farms, livestock farms, small farms, medium-sized farms, and large farms. And the majority (97% nationally)…