Category Archives: Farm

An open letter to America

I’m not sure who may read this and knowing some of you may not know me, I want to start this off by introducing myself. I am a fifth generation grain and beef farmer from Ohio. My daily responsibilities on … Continue reading

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Farm Month(s) in pictures!

Well, its been a while since I shared many pictures as I have been extra busy this summer after an unusually wet spring. hauling large round bales if timothy hay out of the field liter ruins the environment, the beauty … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer are Here

Well it has been a long time since we last posted on here but there has been a lot going on and not much time to relax and take it easy.  So let me up date you on what has … Continue reading

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Learning the Hard Way

As I thought about writing this post I am remembering the hundreds of times through my life that I have heard someone say “Sometimes you just have to learn the hard way” well that applies to the day that I … Continue reading

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Official County Rain Gauge

  I sold a load of hay this morning at the local hay auction in Wooster and noticed this official Wayne County rain gauge.  I was a little confused as Mr. Acker must have emptied it a week back because … 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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Busy Breeding Day

  It has been an extremely busy day here at the Haley homestead.  By midnight tonight we will have bred cows 14 times, 4 of those are donor cows that were bred 2 or 3 times today and yes these … 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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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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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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