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.

Farm Week in Pictures

Still no planting this week :( Still getting equipment ready, delivering hay and straw as well as the everyday chores of feeding the cattle.  Just a few pictures I snapped around the farm this week, enjoy! View from the skid … Continue reading

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Give Me Your Lunch Money!

  There has been a battle brewing in Ohio for the past two years.  That battle has been between farmers that have relied of facts and science to ensure that their livestock is well cared for and animal rights groups … Continue reading

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Happy 1st Birthday AgChat Foundation!

A little over two years ago somehow I started fumbling my way around twitter as a way to invite others onto my farm to get a glimps of what everyday farm life is about. Not long after I started using … Continue reading

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Ohio Livestock Standards Care Board – Big Decision on Veal

  Previously I wrote a blog about the proposed standards that the Ohio Livestock Care Board (OLCSB) made for veal crates in Ohio.  As I mentioned in my previous post the OLCSB faced several challenges in making a decision and … Continue reading

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Farm Photo Weekends

I take several photo's on our farm throughout the week, I have decided to compile those photos and share them at the end of each week.  Enjoy! Getting Corn Planter Ready For Spring!  

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#wordless Wednesday: Cow Poop

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No Room At The Inn – Oversupply of Organic Milk

  This week I was visiting with a neighbor that began the process a few years back of transitioning his family’s dairy farm to organic.  There are several reasons why a farmer may consider transitioning to organic farming, for my … Continue reading

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#wordless Wednesday: Sputnik’s dinner at Ohio Beef Expo

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Join Us at The Ohio Beef Expo!

The Ohio Beef Expo is quickly approching, and we hope that you take the time to look us up on March 18-20th 2011! If you are planning on attending be sure to check out the Eastern Spring Classic Simmental Sale on Saturday March 19th as we have 3 exciting lots consigned to the sale (listed below). If you are unable to attend the sale dont worry as you can still watch and bid online through DV Auctions! Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Tech Problems

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