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The ramblings of a sheep farmer! What's happening on the farm and other thoughts about agriculture. 

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Organic vs. Conentional

Posted by [email protected] on December 27, 2014 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I often times get asked whether we are an organic farm. We are not. Most consumers assume that organic is better, more environmentally friendly, etc. The truth is farmers, not matter what type of production system they use, care for the soil and animals in good ways. On our farm we know that the practices we use are creating great crops/ feed for our animals while being enironmentally respoinsible (even if not "organic"). I found a great blog outlining the differences between ornganic and con...

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Racism in Agriculture???

Posted by [email protected] on November 16, 2014 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (1)

I’ve been thinking with all the recent posts and comments about farming and thought I needed to reminded people to mind their manners and respect each other. Since when did teaching people about what you do (on the farm) turn into such a battle. Farmers who want to share with the consumer what actually happens seem to be on the defensive more and more. Whether it’s a blog on why a farmer uses GMO’s or why another thinks there are benefits to using certain feed additives, the...

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GMO's on our Farm

Posted by [email protected] on June 11, 2014 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (1)

I’m angry and frustrated about being judged about what we do on our farm and in modern agriculture. Many people lack the basic information about modern farming practices to form an educated view about agriculture; this is often used to make us look like bad people. Agricultural technologies (GMO’s in this instance) have made the world a better place and we will need to use many types of technologies to feed the growing population. As farmers we first and foremost want to keep our...

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Coming Soon!

Posted by [email protected] on June 5, 2014 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

I'm going to be posting here about various issues that we deal with on the farm. I'm going to addressing issues such as GMO's, animal care practices, how our sheep are doing or new projects we are getting into. Keep checking in to find out more about what we do on our farm. FEEL FREE TO ASK ME A QUESTION OR SUGGEST A TOPIC (I want to be able to teach you about sheep and what we do on our farm). 


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