"My worry is, our rural communities will continue to shrink and eventually collapse if we don't develop small and medium sized guys that can market value added grains and crops."
All Ukrainians are facing challenges, but for those in agriculture, 2022 was especially difficult.
"When we worry about cars, planes and other sources of greenhouse gas, I will worry about my cows."
"I have a heavy foot and I’ll be the first to admit it. After so many warnings, I know I was probably due."
"Our hearts were tender as we watched her push through the current pairs, poking her nose to each calf, checking if it was her own."
Despite the calendar proclaiming it is spring, Mother Nature said otherwise with a blanket of snow covering southern Nebraska on the last week of March.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Protection and flexibility were among the main topics at Commodity Classic this year.
"I can already picture those 9 p.m. sunset rides while watching the cattle graze so peacefully in the pastures. Those are the moments I live for and I am just itching for them again!"
"It is much more relaxing to go to a sale when you are not really planning to buy anything, but it is not nearly as exhilarating."
There were over 149 Nebraska communities served in 2022 by Humanity Nebraska funding.
The emerging carbon market has yet to be perfected, so there are many important factors to consider before signing the dotted line.
Today felt like spring, and I have to admit that spring fever is in high gear with me.
Last year, my favorite heifer decided to have her calf by a ditch, rolled over and died. Other heifers I have anointed as "the one" have had other misfortunes.
Right this very minute down on the farm we are getting ready to calve!
"This winter is proving to be yet another challenge to already depleted resources. When I say resources I mean all: monetary, feed, mental, physical, the list goes on."
Meet our newest Producer Progress Reporter: John O'Dea works around the clock to run his family farm in Indianola, Nebraska.
I’m really tempted to see if we could do a Guinness beer brat. We also have flavors like original, south of the border, and parmesan garlic. Yes, this is what my life has become, talking about cows and brats.
“If you’re upset, they’ll put their head on your shoulder and lean into you. They feel what you’re feeling.”
"I already reminded my hubby that the cost of roses is similar to the cost of hay so he should choose wisely. "
"When it comes to romance and gift giving, I am not very good, and age does not seem to make me any better at it."
The office in the shop looks like it was burglarized, the lambing barn needs a deep cleaning and the alley to the pens is strewn with halters, shepherd’s crooks and other implements.
"After every convention I come home absolutely exhausted but so reinvigorated about the great people I met and the conversations I had."
Right this very minute down on the farm we are starting to get ready for calving season.
hear it time after time: “I can’t get away” or “I don’t have the time” or "I don’t have anyone I can trust to watch over things.”
Friends ask me all the time how Dad is doing. I really struggle with my reply because there is no good answer.
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