The Second Graders

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We had a group of second graders come tour our farm yesterday. What an awesome group of kids! The tour was sponsored by Mount Ayr FFA and Ringgold County Farm Bureau. Ashtyn welcomed everyone, and then we split the kids …

The Bridge

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We moved the spring heifers to some CRP ground this week.  It was just your typical, everyday cattle drive…except, we had to cross a bridge.  And while crossing a bridge with cattle isn’t usually that big of a deal, crossing …

Cover Crop

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I took this picture of our cover crop yesterday and thought I’d share. It is by far the best cover crop we’ve grown thanks to all the rain we’ve gotten.   It’s a mix of oats (the grassy looking stuff), turnips …

The Horse Sale

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Mom, Dad, our good friend Joe, and I headed to Macon, Missouri on Friday to a horse sale.  It was so much fun! We were looking for a colt for Matt and a horse for Rhett to train for Grampy. …

Muddy Fun

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Over Labor Day weekend, we got a lot of rain. A LOT of rain!!! Diagonal usually has a truck and tractor pull Sunday and Monday. Well, this year since we got all this rain they unfortunately had to cancel the …

Birthday Weekend

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We celebrated a certain 5-year-olds birthday this weekend.  (Doesn’t he look like a tough cowboy?) We had so much fun! The kids played games on horseback… While the adults enjoyed visiting and lunch. It was so much fun we think …

Spring Weaning

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We weaned the spring cows about a month ago, but I don’t know if I’ve ever shown you how we do that around here…so here we go. First, we move all the cows up to the barn.  We usually get …

I forgot…

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So a month ago during weaning, we had a bunch of cattle to move. And to get all the work done, we had to split up “the crews.” Grammy, her helpers, Joe, Rhett, Ashton, and Heather were one crew. Oh! …

Iowa Angus Tour

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We were the last stop on the Iowa Angus Association tour on Sunday. What a fun day! We started our leg of the tour with Cowboy Church. This was something we’ve never done before, but I thought it was awesome. …