Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Pull of the Land

I love living in rural America and raising my children here. But in my youth, after spending the first 18 years of my life on a farm here in the middle of nowhere, I thought my personality was better suited … Continue reading

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Women in Ag Wednesday – Kris Loberg

Author’s Note: Every other Wednesday EatPrayFarm will feature a woman involved in American agriculture. We’re hoping to interview a wide variety of women from various geographies about their role in ag and their thoughts about where the industry is going. … Continue reading

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Beans, Corn, Beans, Corn, Beans

We’re getting closer to being done harvesting beans – only about 50 acres left! We were hoping to be done this weekend, but after receiving a little moisture earlier this morning, we’re back to corn. That seems to be a … Continue reading

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The Big Pork Picture

I read an article via Twitter about how China has been moving toward the US’s ag model, but they are rethinking their adoption of the use of so-called large quantities of antibiotics in feed and the use of genetically-modified plants. … Continue reading

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Does it Pay to Eat Junk?

There’s no sugarcoating it: Americans are getting fat. It didn’t just happen, it’s been on the rise for a while. Click on this graph from the CDC to show a comparison of obesity rates from 1985 onward: Some of the … Continue reading

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Harvest 2011!

We officially started harvest last week and things are now in full swing! This means that for the next six weeks or so I will be living off of Mt. Dew, Lay’s BBQ chips and pizza — my personal brand … Continue reading

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