Eeny, meeny, miny, moe – Farmers find newborns in sets of 3, 4 and even 5

It's calving season! And lambing season! Has anyone seen the foals? Calving season is absolutely my most missed activity now that I'm not able to be on the ranch full time. I've always enjoyed taking care of the young calves and even made an agnerd out of myself studying livestock reproduction in both undergraduate and … Continue reading Eeny, meeny, miny, moe – Farmers find newborns in sets of 3, 4 and even 5

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Calving Season – What works for your operation?

Everyone has a different calving season. Some have none at all. Some folks begin Spring calving in January, others wait until March or even May. Then you have Fall calving season that can begin in September or October. With so much difference, what's the right answer for everyone? There isn't one! And if someone tells … Continue reading Calving Season – What works for your operation?

#AgProud Daily – Fresh Newspaper for Agriculture Feeds

This weekend, one of my online efforts reached 108,600 online shares. Wow! A little over a year ago, I created a daily Twitter paper to serve as an aggregate for Agriculture links shared on Twitter and other Social Media feeds. Now that collection includes 3 different papers. It's a pretty cool way to surf the … Continue reading #AgProud Daily – Fresh Newspaper for Agriculture Feeds

Back To School – Appreciation For My Experiences

Yep, I'm headed back to school this week, just as I have done for 17 years of my life (geeze... that makes it sound like forever). This time around I'm in Knoxville, Tennessee working on my Master's in Animal Science, studying Reproduction Physiology - in short, mostly cattle reproduction. Living in a town apartment isn't … Continue reading Back To School – Appreciation For My Experiences