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Mrs. Big Stuff

Thursday, May 7, 2015

I had cookies for dinner last night. Who over the age of 4 does that?

Enjoying our eternal spring season

Thursday, May 7, 2015

This spring season has given us a lot to enjoy.

Communicating makes good neighbors

Thursday, May 7, 2015

How we communicate, think and learn are all much different than how it used to be.

Enduring one catastrophe after another

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Part five: Things got even worse, before they got better.

Good intentions gone astray: Imported wildlife

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Men move animals in an almost casual manner, all with good intentions, but most without thought to what problems might be forthcoming.

Strong planting progress, but prices still weak

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Warm, dry weather helped some farmers begin planting, but prices are still low.

Food can be a uniting force: Join us Around the Table

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

I don’t eat at Chipotle because of its anti-GMO marketing ploy, but I’d love to sit around the table with people who do. Food tends to be a uniting force.

Essential oils 101

Friday, May 1, 2015

Essential oils contain all the organic compounds, elements and constituents from the plant which they are derived. Their powerful properties have been used in natural health and healing for centuries.

Kicking grain trading down the road

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Confession time: Over the last three years I often have referred to the 113th and 114th Congress as either “do nothing” or “doing less than nothing.”

No substitute for quality forages

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Forage quality has a huge effect on your cows’ health and productivity and is arguably the single most important factor to dairy profitability.

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