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What Happens In A Cattle Feedlot – My Introduction As A Kid

So what really takes place at a cattle feedlot? Many folks refer to these places of business as factory farms. There is strong fascination among activist groups to uncover acts of cruelty and abuse from these locations, not only animal abuse, but irrevocable harms to the surrounding environment and communities. I have been lucky enough […]

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Love for Agriculture and Red Dirt music #WorthTheFight

Nothing in this life is free. Good things come to those who work hard, and for me that includes pursuing my passion. I’m proud of my roots at home in Arkansas. It’s a great state with many traditions, and great people who contribute to the world, but “you’re always 17 in your hometown.” Branching out […]

Wheat Fields Before and After Harvest

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 […]

Bright opportunity for the millennial generation

I recently had the opportunity to write a Feature for Progressive Cattlemen Magazine as a part of their series featuring the younger generation in Agriculture. Be sure to finish reading the article via the link below and let me know what you think! — My generation is what some call “Millennials.” We are a generation […]

Book Review: The Worst Hard Time

Not sure if you have checked out my Readings and Ruminations book list lately, but I have shared my thoughts on some recent reads. My latest book to complete is The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan. Despite some long chapters, this book is a definite page-turner for anyone interested in stepping into the shoes […]

Photo Friday: Feral Hogs

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 tell me what we are looking at… It’s been said that Arkansans go “Hog Wild,” especially during football season, but these razorbacks are no laughing matter. Feral hogs are […]

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