Browsing Tag

farming

  • Gifts

    Top 7 Gifts For Your FarmHer

    Cut through the Christmas clutter and buy something festive for your FarmHer this year that she will really enjoy! I know the chaotic voices on television say she may need another “Chris Kringle…

  • Farm Life

    Harvest Hand Signals: How to Decode

    Learn how to read minds and become a master interpreter of hand signals for the sake of your farm and all who grace it with their presence during the blessed season of harvest.…

  • Food & Swine

    Meet an Iowa Egg Farmer!

    Iowa is a top producing state of many commodities, but much to many Iowans’ surprise, Iowa leads the way in egg production. Eggs produced in Iowa are more than the second and…

  • Farm Life

    8 Things About Livestock Kids

    Here are eight things that mothers of farm kids who have livestock, would like to share with you. From the reasons why despite being clean, they smell vaguely like a farm animal…

  • Food

    Dear Iowa State Fairgoer: Thank you.

    Dear Iowa State Fairgoer: Thank you.  You may not know it, but attending the Iowa State Fair makes farmers and farm families like me quite happy. The Fair isn’t only fabulous-foods-on-a-stick and…

  • Food

    Top 9 Iowa State Fair Food Faves

    If you plan to eat your way through the 2016 Iowa State Fair, I’ve got your get-your-hands-on-all-the-food game plan, right here. As a veteran Fair-goer, you’ll find some classic tastes on my menu…

  • Food

    State Fair Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Have you ever had cookies-in-a-cup from the state fair? Well, my family partakes in this yearly tradition each August, leaving us content with chocolate laden fingers and full bellies. If you haven’t…

  • Food

    Barn Lessons & Dead Piglet Thrives

    Last week I told you about the harrowing farrowing of our Spot gilt, Pudding. I shouldn’t say ‘harrowing’ because it was pretty uneventful as a whole. But the way it started out,…

  • Food

    The Best Apple Crisp

    Harvest continues to roll on, with beautiful weather, though things are getting really dry now. Before heading out this morning, I have to give you one of  my favorite fall recipes. I’ve…