Back in 2009, I started blogging before a move to Wyoming where’d I’d be working on a ranch, out of my natural environment, 24 hours away from home, and of course my family and friends wanted to see and hear about my adventures. Considering there wouldn’t be much phone service in the mountains, I figured … Continue reading 1,000 Lessons Learned From My First 1,000 Blog Posts
Nicole Small is a mom to 2 boys and along with her husband, runs their beef, wheat, corn and soybean farm in Southeast Kansas. On her blog she shares a mixture of family life on the farm, delicious and easy recipes and snapshots from her corner of agriculture. Visit her blog or find her on … Continue reading Have questions? Visit the fair.
There are times when several things swirl together and the ideas that come out can be fun to watch. And of course some of those ideas can be stinkers too…. But let’s hope this one is really good. So let’s get to it! The “Big Idea” We have created four different Flat Ryan paper dolls. … Continue reading A New Series — The AgProud Adventures of Flat Ryan!
Today’s featured Bandita is Janice AKA JPLovesCotton, a city girl who loves cotton and biotechnology. Her work at Monsanto includes blogging and social media outreach. A colorful adventure is her personal blog. Follow her on Twitter (@JPLovesCotton). It seems every industry and every special interest have a day on the calendar. You see tweets, Facebook and blog posts about national _____ … Continue reading Observing National Ag Day on Ag Proud
Bandita Marie Bowers is a 5th generation grass seed farmer in Harrisburg, OR farming land that has been in her family for over a hundred years. Prior to returning to the family farm she graduated from Washington State University with degrees in Agriculture and Agriculture Economics and Management then spent 3 years in the Farm Credit System. … Continue reading The Wide World of Oregon Agriculture.
Yesterday, a new undercover video was released from a Wisconsin dairy farm; a farm much like one of the many family farms across the country. Actually, after reading so many reports of animal welfare concerns, these revealing scenes from behind closed doors are pretty shocking. Watch the video for yourself. See the original undercover video … Continue reading Undercover video reveals shocking images of Wisconsin dairy farm
Did you think the Banditas were gone? Hardly! We will be popping in here and there to keep you all entertained so be sure to be on the lookout for us! Bandita Jennifer Elwell lives near Louisville, Kentucky and is the mom of two. She enjoys her horses, finding creative ways to encourage her kids … Continue reading Cheerleading for Team Agriculture!
Ryan is back to school and the Agriculture Proud Banditas are back to hijacking this blog! Today’s post is by Megan Brown a commercial cattle rancher from California. Meg loves agriculture, food and cooking and in addition to the ranch works a job as a paralegal. You can read more about Megan and … Continue reading I am a commercial cattle rancher.
Native Kansan with a passion for K-State, agriculture, rodeo and free speech. Two-time K-State alumna with a background in animal science, rodeo and some livestock production combined with a tremendous love for writing and communicating. I find joy in the simple things: college sports, hot chocolate, ‘me time’ and a close circle of … Continue reading Ag Proud Outsider
Aimee Whetstine blogs at everyday epistle. She wrote her first food and farm post Milk Wars in 2011. Her work has been featured on BlogHer. This is her first appearance as a Bandita. There’s nothing quite like preaching to the choir. It feels so good, so validating, to write something and have like-minded people stand up and cheer. The rest … Continue reading It’s Time for the Choir to Sing