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Golden Egg

Golden Egg
We all have heard the story of the farmer who has a goose that lays golden eggs. As a child, hearing that story for the first time didn't really hi...

Bee Swarms and bee removals

Bee Swarms and bee removals
It is now the start of bee swarming season. I am going to talk about swarms, bees which have moved into your home or structure, what to do, and wh...

Always Learning Something New

Always Learning Something New
I have cooked steaks my entire life. Watching my dad be the pit master as a child and learning the way he marinates, seasonds, and cooks is the way...

Mentoring

Mentoring
As the month starts to wind down, the more excited I become. No, it is not because of warmer weather approaching. It's not because it is closer to ...

Are you where you need to be?

Are you where you need to be?
This is a question I ask myself a lot, and the short answer is no, I am not. However, I am in the right direction. What I mean by this is I am plac...

What Kind of Cows Do You Have?

What Kind of Cows Do You Have?
I get this question in various forms. Are they Angus? Are they Black Angus? What kind of cows do you have?  The marketing from the beef industry st...

Habits

Habits
One of the many topics that have been talked about in my short time here at the farm is breaking my old habits and creating new ones. When I went t...

Attitude, Behavior, Technique

Attitude, Behavior, Technique
Life continues to reign blessings on me. For one, I have been blessed with a job here on the farm coming straight out of the military, and not know...

Cold weather stew

Cold weather stew
This cold weather stew is simple   1 lb of ground beef 1 lb of breakfast sausage 1 chopped onion and cut top 1 can of every vegetable you like 1 ...

Knowing What's Ahead of You

Knowing What's Ahead of You
Having time off work to relax, refresh, and simply spend time with family is always something I look forward to. There's nothing better than to pac...

Moving Forward

Moving Forward
Another week down, another week at being better. During my interview before joining the farm, we discussed key elements of what was coming my way d...

Know your strike zone

Know your strike zone
I grew up playing baseball. I was mainly an infielder and a pitcher. The biggest thing I was taught was to know my strike zone. Know where to throw...