Tag Archives: life on the farm

Putting up corn

One of our family traditions every summer is to “put up corn.”  If you have never heard of this before (just like me not so long ago), this is the process of cooking and freezing sweet corn for the year.  … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Like Nebraska Sweet Corn

There’s nothing like Nebraska sweet corn. We bought an old four row planter just for planting our favorite summer delicacy. In February we special order from a company in Illinois extra sweet corn with names like “Sugar and Gold” and … Continue reading

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GM and wildlife can coexist

The first time I heard a negative comment about genetically modified (GM) seed I was in another country. The comment was made that the GM seed brought into their country had caused the bee population to decrease. There was no … Continue reading

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Control

By Joan Ruskamp Control, or lack of control, can be one of the most difficult issues any of us face. In the world of farming and cattle feeding we are continually adjusting to our lack of control of the weather. … Continue reading

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Great things happen in every season when you farm

By Mandy Hengelfelt I am not a farm raised girl. Everything I know about farming and agriculture comes from my husband and his family. Don’t get me wrong, I have knowledge about agriculture, but it is purely second-hand. In the … Continue reading

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A Video From My Farming Operation

By: Dawn Caldwell It was a little cold and windy moving cows, but it was alot of fun – especially when a cow kicked the headlight out of Matt’s mule!  Guess that’s why we carry insurance.  Farmers truly do keep the … Continue reading

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