Category: Tennessee

Cow Efficiency Topic of Cattlemen’s Meeting

Nothing beats a meal of good bbq and good conversation with older cattlemen from the area. The one place to find such a thing is at a County Cattlemen’s meeting. I have always enjoyed traveling to these meetings across Arkansas with my dad. Our family’s cattle auction gives him a pretty good excuse to visit […]

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Animal protection efforts have unintended results

On the heels of yesterday’s post about the importance of advocating for agriculture within our communities, I find this post from a Tennessee newspaper that further supports the need for agvocacy in our own communities. Rather than summarize parts of the story, I’ve decided it’s best you just read it yourself. Below is a portion; […]

Photo Friday: Weaning Calves on the Ranch

Another one of my favorite seasons in ranch life: Weaning Time! Besides the fact that I have 85 cows standing outside my house bawling for their calves, it is perfect weather to open the windows and let the fresh air in. Mornings this week have been dropping down into the mid-40s and low-50s; perfect weather […]

Jack Daniel On The Rocks

Last Saturday @cowgirljesse came down from Lexington, Kentucky and we traveled to the Jack Daniel’s distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Established in 1866, Jack Daniel’s is the oldest registered distillery in the United States. Tours are given every day, and let me first say, NO there were no samples given because Moore County, Tennessee is a […]

Nashville, Here I Come: ACFC11 Full of Bloggers

One day, never been East of Memphis. Next day, boom! I’m East of Memphis! That’s right, this week I’m in Nashville this for the 2011 edition of the AgChat Foundation Conference. I’m pretty excited to meet so many fellow agvocates and put a face and voice with the twitter handles and SM profiles. It should […]

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