Several people have asked how I come up with ideas for blog posts and how I am able to blog 3, or even 5 days each week. One simple answer is diversity. I change-up my post subjects and styles, utilizing a variety of mediums for posts. I also use daily experiences for post topics and … Continue reading Better Blogging: How to use videos in Agriculture
I've posted several video blogs (vlogs) on my page in the past year. All of these have been unedited, uploaded on YouTube directly from my camera. It's no camcorder and I don't have a special microphone. Could the be improvements made in my vlogging efforts? Yes. Do I think it's necessary to make everything perfect … Continue reading Better Blogging: Video Blogs
@FarmerBright, as he is known on twitter do a great job with this video, putting a unique perspective on the daily chores on a dairy farm. As a part of my Day in Farm Life Series, Ryan Bright, 5th generation Tennessee dairy farmer, takes us along for the morning chores, feeding bottle calves, feeding and … Continue reading Day in Farm Life: Tennessee Dairy
Not only are the forage and hay supplies affected by this dry weather, but water supplies for livestock remain a concern. In Southern and Southwest Arkansas many creeks and ponds are drying up quickly, leaving nothing more than mud or a dry creek bed. Many cattle producers are able to provide a fresh supply of … Continue reading Water Supplies Become Issue For Livestock
Can you believe it's already August? Time flies when you're having fun. Things on the ranch have been fun, but I've been staying busy as well. Here's a short vlog about things on the ranch including the heat, dry weather, water and hay problems. How are things in your neck of the woods as we … Continue reading Heat and Drought Affect Cattle Production
Hay season is well under way, and with any luck we should finish up with another week of cutting, raking, and baling. However, some rain is in the forecast this week so we'll gladly take a break for the pastures to get some moisture. In the video above I walk ya through one of the … Continue reading A Look At the Hay Mower
Just a short vlog from the hay-field the other day while I was waiting for a second opinion that the hay mower was broken and that it wasn't operator error. Turns out it was something done wrong while piecing it back together.
I was on the road the other day when an idea came to mind for a post. Seeing as I was not at my computer, I grabbed my camera, pulled over at a rest stop, and put my thoughts on camera. Enjoy! What are your thoughts on Urban areas encroaching on farm and ranch land? … Continue reading Country Goes to Town