Important Things To Remember When Markets Plunge

The beginning of this week saw both grain and cattle markets take a significant dip. Some important things to remember while we are going through lean times. Wyatt Bechtel ( Weaning or Backgrounding Calves The first two days of this week have been tough for the ag industry. Monday, we saw the cattle futures tumble … Continue reading Important Things To Remember When Markets Plunge

Be Mindful of Cyberbullies

We are seeing increasing numbers of ag producers becoming transparent on social media. This, in turn, is causing an increase in the number of nasty "activists" who troll those same well meaning producers. How can we be vigilant in combatting these cyberbullies. https://www.morningagclips.com/cyberbullying-by-activists-adds-stress-for-farmers/ An article on Morning Ag Clips described the increasing pressures being put … Continue reading Be Mindful of Cyberbullies

Vacation: Why It’s Important…Especially For Farm Families!

Hello! I'm coming to you from my first day back into the real world following our vacation to Estes Park, Colorado. What a beautiful place! I highly recommend it as a vacation destination if you and your family enjoy the outdoors and nature. We soaked up our time there hiking, kayaking, spending time with some … Continue reading Vacation: Why It’s Important…Especially For Farm Families!

Addressing the Disconnect Between Producers and Consumers

Food sourcing has become a hot button topic among those in the agriculture community recently. What is food sourcing and how can it affect the mindset of our farm businesses? Valley Oaks Steak Co. of Lone Jack, Missouri is in the midst of a lawsuit filed by neighboring residents. The new buzz in the food … Continue reading Addressing the Disconnect Between Producers and Consumers