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Happy July Fourth

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on Happy July Fourth

A little video starring one of our pasture pals….

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People and Traffic and Bobcats, Oh My!

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  The Scoop  /  Comments Off on People and Traffic and Bobcats, Oh My!

When the movers came to pack up our stuff so that we could move to Tucson, one of them tucked his pants into his socks.  He was afraid of the spiders in the garage and that they might crawl up his pants legs. Another said, “Aren’t you afraid living here?” “Afraid?”  I said, “What would […]

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Daredevil Farming

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Daredevil Farming

Accidents happen. And they make you consider why you farm.

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Why Our Incredibly Popular Farmers Market Food Truck Failed

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Money Matters  /  2 Comments

Forrest says, “We need a word for: ‘Giving a dream a try, realizing it isn’t the right fit, and gracefully stopping before the dream explodes.’ Here he describes a venture that made him realize just because it’s successful, doesn’t mean you’re doing what you should be doing.

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The $200 Cover Crop Bump

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Forage, Pasture Health, Soil  /  4 Comments

Jeff Rasawehr (pronounced “Raise -a- veer”) farms 1500 acres in West Central Ohio, raising corn, soybeans, wheat, hay, and some beef.  His goal is to produce beef in an ecologically sustainable way, and, of course, to be financially viable.  His path towards that goal involves cover crops that improve his soil and become forage for his cattle. […]

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