Last week I had the opportunity to make a quick trip back to Arkansas to see family and friends. It was my first visit since Christmas and it seems like 5 days flew by entirely too fast. With every trip home growing farther apart these days, I always have a brief list of things that … Continue reading It’s not a trip home without…
I hope you're having an awesome Wednesday and that the coffee has warmed you well. I've been out in the pastures much of the past week as calving season has launched in a quick start. The calves are loving this crisp, cool weather. Here's 30 seconds of joy with one. Happy Hump Day!
There's nothing quite like being out in the summer pastures before it gets hot. If only this grass could be a little more green... Related articles Wordless Wednesday: Sitting with the cows (agricultureproud.com) Wordless Wednesday: Word Cloud And My Dirty Job (agricultureproud.com)
How about an actual Wordless Wednesday for once? Well, as close as I can get. I start each Monday this summer in the pasture, taking photos of cows. Yep, it's true. It's a tough job, but someone has to do it. Can ya think of a better way to start the week? I sure can't. … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: Sitting with the cows
Sometimes a person just has to walk out of the office and break up the day. I'm pretty lucky to have some projects that take me out in the pasture this summer, and had an opportunity to catch this shot. A few posts ago, I wrote how I had no photos of me actually with … Continue reading Caption This Cow | Looking for photography tips
I found this pretty cool. Here's the Word Cloud for my blog. Now I have to consider which words should be appearing larger or which words I don't need to write so much about. I wonder how thorough the engine searched for terms in my blog? Happy Wednesday! I've moved back to Middle Tennessee for the summer … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: Word Cloud And My Dirty Job
Think I'm kidding? No, really! A U.K. Veterinarian invented this fiberglass cow to help Veterinary students learn how to palpate cows and learn the feel of reproductive organs. We actually have something similar on campus. Read more about this 'Haptic Cow' and how it helps veterinary students learn more about cattle reproduction here.
“You’d be surprised how much thinking a man gets done lookin’ at life from between a horse’s ears,” Maybe that's what I'm missing...
How do you share your love for agriculture? Do you have a bumber sticker or a big cotton piece like this? Driving around Tennessee I see so many Tennessee Agriculture Products plates. The plates fund the Tennessee Agriculture Development Fund, supporting youth organizations, Ag and forestry awareness, education, and marketing. The program does great work … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: Sharing Your Pride in Ag
...Or "Milk Transfer Engineer" as I have been told. I'm not necessarily milking cows all the time, but today I do begin working with the dairy here at the research station. I'm actually pretty excited to gain some experience on the "other side" of cattle production. I'll be doing some work with calving, reproduction, and … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday: Teat Puller