Counting sheep in New Zealand

This past December I boarded a plane and flew around the world to New Zealand and Australia. I spent most of my time on an organized tour in New Zealand. As I travelled across both the north and south islands, I was able to take in some of the country's agriculture. In January I shared my observations... Continue Reading →

Lessons learned on the farm

Through social media such as blogging and Twitter, I've had the opportunity to meet people I wouldn't have otherwise met. These are people who I share a common thread with - agriculture. Through social media, I recently connected with Shannon Latham, vice-president of Latham Hi-Tech Seeds in Alexander, Iowa. Shannon invited me to write a guest... Continue Reading →

The skinny on Skinny Bitch: Part 1

I just finished reading the book, Skinny Bitch, by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin. Now I'm going to admit that I was fuming through most of the short book. In places I couldn't believe what I was reading. On a few occasions I was tempted to take a match to the book or at least hurl... Continue Reading →

Celebrating a farm wife and mom

Beside, not behind, every good farmer (or as I stated last week - real farmer) is a good farm wife. And my mom is just that. Besides being a farm wife, she's also a farm mom. And since there's no "Farmer's Wife Day" (but we all know there should be), I've decided to write a tribute... Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday: Signs of Spring

This past weekend I escaped the city and went to the family farm. I love the wide open spaces of the prairies and breathing in the fresh country air. I will always be a country girl! During my time at the farm I was able to snap a few photos of spring. After a long... Continue Reading →

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