Monthly Archives: February 2011

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Wordless Wednesday: Winter’s Silence

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State of my wheat fields

After several days of sunshine I can finally see our winter wheat fields for the first time since January 7th!  As you can see from the picture below it is stooled (bushed) out nicely and still has good color. Typically … Continue reading

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Listen to me on CNBC!

UPDATE! Watch the video! Today I received a phone call from a reporter for CNBC Fast Money asking me how the current crop and fertilizer prices will impact my crop planting decisions for 2011.  We had a great discussion and she … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Wishing for greener pastures.

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Farmer Stereotypes – True or False?

Mike was recently featured on the AgChat Foundation blog in a post regarding the validity of agricultural stereotypes. Here is the content of the post. For further information regarding the AgChat Foundation, or to comment on this post, please see … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: snug as a bug in a rug

Its cold! But this little calf has found a way to keep warm! Continue reading

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Got Milk?

There are many benefits to living on a farm; one of them includes watching calves nurse, run, jump and play.  Today I was watching a newborn calf nurse and felt it would be selfish not to share so I pulled … Continue reading

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A Sad Day on Haley Farms

People ask at times about how we feel about the livestock in our care and today’s experience is a good illustration even if this is tough to put down on the blog. If there is a calf that appears to be feeling under the weather, we know that we need to take action right away to make him/her feel better otherwise the calf’s health may continue to go downhill and reach a point that we can no longer help it. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Red Barn

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