4-H exhibitor Mason Gorecki (left) sells his 246-pound pig to Joe Pues of EGI Mechanical and donates all proceeds to the Diemel family. ( Linda Peeters ) I came across an article in on Drover's homepage highlighting a 4-H members generous contribution to a grieving family. Mason Gorecki, an 11 year old 4-H member from … Continue reading County Fairs Bring Out the Best in the Community
Greetings all!! I'm happy to introduce you all to myself and my newest concept for a blog... Ag State of Mind. I will focus on writing about breaking the stigma surrounding discussing and dealing with mental health in agriculture. I believe I approach this subject from a unique perspective being both a health care professional … Continue reading Hello I’m Jason
Ask any farmer/rancher with a little age on them what the toughest time for them and their operation was, they will immediately tell you the horror stories from the 1980s farm crisis. Record production led to a sharp decline in commodity prices. Coupled with interest rates as high as 21% and high oil prices, it … Continue reading What can we learn from the 1980s?