Have you ever set out to do something that completely intimidated you, but you did it anyway? How did you feel as you crossed the finish line and finally accomplished that Big Hairy Audacious Goal? When I ran the 2021 Badger Trail 100, it was definitely an amazing feeling to cross that finish line. But … Continue reading Badger Trail 100 Miler
I’ve been struggling for a perfect way to sum up the feelings following my first 100-mile run, but I guess the best way to say it is… I did it! On July 31, continuing to the morning of August 1, I completed 101 miles at the Badger Trail 100 in Belleville, Wisconsin. The run was … Continue reading Gearing Up For My First 100-mile Run at Badger Trail 100
It's been a few years since Dairy Carrie and I sat down with a pitcher (or a few) of Spotted Cow beer in the back room of the Crawfish Junction bar in Milford, Wisconsin and recorded several episodes for my podcast (formerly known as Agriculture Proud). And, of course, we titled the series Over A … Continue reading The First Round With Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer Podcast 030
Yesterday, a new undercover video was released from a Wisconsin dairy farm; a farm much like one of the many family farms across the country. Actually, after reading so many reports of animal welfare concerns, these revealing scenes from behind closed doors are pretty shocking. Watch the video for yourself. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuNSzrSiZ9w See the original undercover … Continue reading Undercover video reveals shocking images of Wisconsin dairy farm
Today's Bandita is Kelly Rivard. Kelly is a country girl living in downtown Kansas City, where she works a day job in agricultural communications. When she isn’t at the office, she’s visiting farms and ranches, learning how to cook healthy for one, or trying to play the ukulele. Her adventures in agriculture and urban living can … Continue reading The United States of Agriculture.
You might be an #agnerd if... You look for facts about local agriculture each and every time you travel. Turns out I'm not the only one who showed up to this week's conference with this interest. Resulting from a blog post from Janice Person, I joined several other farmers and ranchers across the country, and … Continue reading Agriculture Swap Meet – ACFC11 (Giveaway)