Tag: Poem

The Last of the Virgin Sod

As turn the page to Spring when farmers prepare for the season’s planting, I can’t help but think of the smell of freshly turned dirt and the green plants that will soon sprout up. While we have relatively small amounts of native prairie remaining in the United States, we do have numerous farmers and ranchers […]

Characteristics of a Farmer – The Farmer’s Creed

Earlier this month we reflected on Paul Harvey’s “So God Made a Farmer” from 1978. Those values and characteristics of a farmer hold true today, just as they did when they were first recited at the National FFA Convention. Folks can pick them apart and ridicule, saying the modern farmer has changed, but I believe […]

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