Glenn Brunkow is a fifth-generation farmer in the Northern Flint Hills of Pottawatomie County in Kansas. He was a county Extension agent for 19 years before returning to farm and ranch full time. Reach him at email@example.com.
"Like thousands upon thousands of students at Kansas State over the past 49 years, I took Dr. Flinchbaugh’s ag policy class. That class and getting to meet him changed my life forever and had an impact on my life like no other class I participated in before or after it."
"You go from feeling good about what you have accomplished to the idea that the calves had outsmarted you. It was not a good feeling."
"We finished harvest last week, and it was a pretty good one for the most part. We had few problems other than one lost spring, one broken chain and the fire."
Did you ever have a day when you have the simplest of tasks lined up – a day that should be simple, yet you find yourself struggling to finish…
"The younger version of me had a much larger ranch with many more cattle. I am not sure why that did not happen."
Yesterday we brought the fall cows home to calve. All we had to do was load and haul them home. The facilities were good, and the cows were ul…