Thanks to Judi Graff aka FarmnWife for hosting Flat Ryan at Graff Land & Livestock this week! Judi is really well known in social media circles as someone who triumphs farm blogging with her site FarmNWife.com and her Twitter handle FarmnWife. #FlatRyan found his way to our farm through our printer. (Very cheap way to … Continue reading Flat Ryan Visits Graff Land & Livestock
Tennessee dairy farmer Ryan Bright, who writes Silo Skies, took us up on the offer to host Flat Ryan on his farm! And Ryan Bright’s secret agent cows from The Udder Side watched what he was up to and they prepared the following blog post on it. Thanks Ryan! And we hope all of you enjoy … Continue reading Antibiotics In Milk #FlatRyan
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!
Late last month, I had the great opportunity to travel to Lexington, Kentucky for the Alltech 29th Annual International Symposium. I was one of several guest bloggers invited to cover the event via social media. The theme of the Symposium was taking a Glimpse of food production for 2020 and beyond. There were several great … Continue reading Alltech Symposium focuses on future of food production
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
In yesterday’s blog post, I shared several photos from my visit to a tobacco farm in Tennessee. Today I invited David Hayden (@DavidHayden7) to share more about tobacco farming and the tobacco harvest process. He grew up working with tobacco in Kentucky and studied the crop in college. Tobacco Farming in Kentucky “No it’s ok, … Continue reading What does tobacco farming look like? Ask A Farmer
Have I mentioned that tobacco is a new crop to me since moving to Tennessee? Pretty sure I was one of the “new” folks wondering why that barn was smoking! In Tennessee, tobacco is still a big crop. Both burley and dark fire are grown across North Central and Eastern parts of the state. Touring … Continue reading Farm Photos of Tennessee Tobacco fields
“Agriculture. It’s more than a part of life. It’s a passion, a lifestyle, a resilient community that works hard to feed the world.” I first put this statement together in November 2010 after asking several of my followers why they were thankful for Agriculture (see blog series). I learned so much from that series of … Continue reading What does Agriculture mean to you?
Wheat harvest finished up on the farm here in Middle Tennessee in the last few weeks. I was stuck in the office and didn’t have the opportunity to capture the actual harvest on the farm. Last Tuesday, I invited a custom wheat harvester to share her story on my blog. Here is a photo of … Continue reading Wheat Fields Before and After Harvest