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- Conventional Food: Way More Cost-Effective, Just As Healthy? January 30, 2014Notice, in the title, I didn’t say “healthier for you”. What we know (based upon scientific research to date) is that organic and niche agricultural products are just as healthy for consumers as conventionally grown. The bias against conventional food … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Farm Bill Sweet Farm Bill January 28, 2014If you ask many farmers in the current day and age, they would probably say that they would be happy to see less regulations coming from both state and national government. But that’s not going to happen, so we have … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Guest Post: Long time no blog by John Temme October 13, 2013Wow, what a wild ride since my last blog post. To be honest I’ve tried to write a couple since my last one but failed to finish them. Life just seemed to be getting in the way. Since my last post … Continue reading → […]John Temme
- Dumpster Diving to Avoid GMO’s September 19, 2013The documentary “GMO OMG” is playing around the nation, and as I sat down to learn more, I was astonished to see a familiar face! Last year, as a treat for my students in Foods and Nutrition class, we watched … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Don’t Gag all the Ag-Gag May 21, 2013Although it’s currently hard to believe now, my family had a farrow-to-finish hog operation until I was 10 or so. After that, we continued to raise feeder pigs (if nothing else for the many red-ribbon-winning (i.e., strictly average) 4-H hogs … Continue reading → […]Beth Lutter
- Smile for the Drone May 6, 2013If you’re looking to make a buck on an oddball idea (and let’s face it, we all are) it sounds like you should start creating a fleet of drones for PETA. The group says that they are going to start … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- A Pork Chop By Any Other Name Still Tastes as Tasty April 4, 2013When you go to the store to buy meat, do you find yourself scratching your head? So many different cuts. The strip steak, New York strip, club steak, shell steak, and top loin steak all come from the same section of … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- You Get What You Pay For: Bowman vs. Monsanto March 14, 2013There’s a case in the Supreme Court right now that’s raising the eyebrows of farmers, scientists, anti-biotechnology advocates, and even software companies. You should care because it involves food (and the research and development done to make our food supply … Continue reading → […]Beth Lutter
- Nancy Kerrigan, Bt Corn, and Dry Sarcasm February 25, 2013MSN recently published an article listing the “14 Foods You Should Never Eat“. In it, they call out bread, beef, non-organic produce, and McDonald’s. Also, they present the same information we’ve heard sensationalized in anti-ag media for years and act … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Super Bowl Surprise February 4, 2013I’m feeling pretty sheepish right now- I took a new job and haven’t been able to write as much and keep up with agricultural news. I checked my phone tonight and saw that I had over 20 emails. They keep … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Conventional Food: Way More Cost-Effective, Just As Healthy? January 30, 2014
Monthly Archives: August 2011
My mom and I took a Sunday drive last night on her motorcycle. About 40 minutes away, we came across some of the worst hail and wind damage we’d ever seen. Above: field of corn. There were not a lot … Continue readingRead More...
I saw this video this morning and thought it was so very true- it is from the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation but nearly everything is applicable to farmers across the nation- it features young farmers and ranchers who are spreading … Continue readingRead More...
We’re lucky to have space out here in the middle of nowhere to plant a garden as big as we want. Granted, the bigger it gets, the more weeds there are to till and pull and the more watering there … Continue readingRead More...
Wow, I logged on tonight to give an update on the happenings at Loberg Farms, thinking it’s been two weeks or so, only to realize it’s been over a month and a half! This has been the story the whole … Continue readingRead More...
Living in the country, it’s not uncommon for us to see tractors, grain carts, and other machinery going down the road. As long as you’re not in a hurry, it doesn’t really bother many of us, and farmers are always … Continue readingRead More...
This muddy dirt road just north of my house was a very welcome sight this morning – I am thankful for the for the half inch of rain we got last night and the decent chance of rain in the forecast the … Continue readingRead More...
EatPrayFarm is excited to introduce John Temme of Temme Agribusiness as a regular contributor to this site! A little bit about John and Temme Agribusiness: John attended South Dakota State University and received a degree in Dairy Production in 2009. Since then, … Continue readingRead More...
It’s county fair season in Nebraska! We just finished up 4 days of long, hot, non-stop entertainment in Wayne County. Did you know that most counties in the US have a county fair? And speaking of counties, today I found … Continue readingRead More...
I’ve been praying for rain a lot the past few weeks. Despite the above average precipitation we had earlier this spring, things are dry here; we’re now well below average in regards to precipitation and well above average for temperatures and humidity. … Continue readingRead More...