Attention forage producers and consumers, make room in your **Thursday** schedules for an hour of hay, forage, and grazing discussions on Twitter. Starting Wednesday, August 10th, at 8:00 p.m. EST, AgBoards brings you #HayTalk Chat using the Twitter hashtag, #haytalk. The AgBoards Network (@agboards) creators of HayTalk.com and RanchingForums.com, amongst other farming sites, have teamed … Continue reading AgBoards Announces #HayTalk Chat on Twitter
Not much of a Photo Friday this week. There’s been some long hours in the hay field and a bit of time on the brushhog as well. Unfortunately this has included plenty of time with breakdowns, being covered in grease. We’ve just 1 more field to cut to finish up the first round of hay … Continue reading Photo Friday: Hay Season Fun
Hay season is well under way, and with any luck we should finish up with another week of cutting, raking, and baling. However, some rain is in the forecast this week so we’ll gladly take a break for the pastures to get some moisture. In the video above I walk ya through one of the … Continue reading A Look At the Hay Mower
If there’s one thing synonymous with hay season, it has to be equipment breakdowns. There’s always something. If it’s just twine on the baler snapping or the frame on a mower cracking, it’ll happen. Not many farmers and ranchers are lucky enough to have all brand new equipment, so that’s why learning preventative maintenance is … Continue reading Breakdowns and Hay Season
Wishin’ I was Waist deep in the grass somewhere, got the blue sky, breeze and it don’t seem fair. The only worry in the world is a calf gonna hide in there. Sunrise, there’s a fire in the sky, never been so happy, never felt so high. I think I might’ve found me my own kind of paradise. … Continue reading Tuesday Catchup: Heat, Hay, Bulls
Just a short vlog from the hay-field the other day while I was waiting for a second opinion that the hay mower was broken and that it wasn’t operator error. Turns out it was something done wrong while piecing it back together.
Thank goodness its Friday! On Fridays I will post a photo from the ranch and discuss the subject. Take a gander and see if you can guess what we are looking at… It’s hay season in Arkansas again. We just baled our first fields yesterday and things are off to their usual start. The transmission in … Continue reading Photo Friday: Hay Season!
One several large trees blown over by this Spring’s storms With highs reaching the mid-90s, cattle are hitting the shade shortly after 8 AM And finally, the first of this year’s hay crop is on the ground!
I really cannot believe how fast this summer is flying by. I only have three weeks left here in Wyoming until I move back to Stillwater. But who wants to dwell on the low points when there are so many awesome things around us? I really didn’t do just a whole lot of exciting things … Continue reading Wind, Fire, and Hay…
This month I’m excited to begin a new journey to continue working on my agriculture leadership and communication skills while becoming even more involved in the industry I love. Stay tuned over the next year as I share insights from this experience and continue my work to make a positive impact in our agriculture community. … Continue reading NIAA Selects Inaugural Cohort for New Agriculture Leadership Program