Author Archives: Mike Haley

About Mike Haley

Mike Haley is the 5th generation to farm their family farm in Ohio. Currently he farms alongside his father Steve and wife Pam. On their farm they raise corn, soybeans, wheat, hay and purebred Simmental cattle.

Visitors On The Farm, Oh My!

Recently a good friend I met online, Ryan Goodman, asked an interesting question on his popular blog Agriculture Proud: “How would you farm differently if a total stranger (non-farmer/rancher) followed you around all day?” I found this an interesting question. … Continue reading

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A Thank You To Our Military

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Farm week in pictures 5/21/2011

  It was another busy week around the farm waiting for the rains to pass.  We were not able to get anything planted this week, but the week was full of lots of excitement.  Here are a few pictures from … Continue reading

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Farm week in pictures 5/14/2011

Sorry for not getting any farm updates up in the past week, things are finally starting to roll around the farm. For the first time this spring we have been able to get in the fields to get some seeds … Continue reading

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Farm Week in Pictures 5/7/2011

Well, another week has went by and we are still waiting to get in the fields. With a wet forecast for next week it may be a bit yet. Here are a few pictures of my week around the farm, … Continue reading

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Farm Week In Pictures

Normally at this time of year there would be plenty of pictures of working ground and planting that I could share, unfortunately the wet weather has barely let us do any field work yet this spring, maybe next week!  Here … Continue reading

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Farm Equipment Auction!

After several years my neighbors have decided that it is time to retire from the cattle business. They are auctioning off the last of the equipment that they own tomorrow April 23rd at 11 sharp, all of which is in … Continue reading

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Why Animal Abuse?

  Yesterday I wrote a post in outrage about a video I saw showing very horrid animal abuse and neglect to calves on a large farm in Texas.  I don’t, nor does the industry support such acts of animal abuse … Continue reading

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No Mercy for Animal Abuse

I just watched a horrific video filmed by a vegan activist group about how one farm very clearly did not care for the welfare and health of the dairy calves.  I just want to say that I am outraged; nobody … Continue reading

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Load of organic fertilizer

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