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the Lukens family of Griggs Dakota

Lots of Prairie Thoughts with the Farms Featured for the Letter G (Farm A to Z)

Today we have two prairie-related farms to talk about… So let’s get right to it! Grand Prairie Farms I didn’t know that Grand Prairie Farms was the name of Katie Pratt’s family farm! How had I missed that? I know her through her blog Rural Route 2: Life & Times of an Illinois Farm Girl and some […]

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Jillian & Jared when they got engaged

Growing Cotton, Peanuts & More at Etress Farms in Cottonwood (Farm A to Z)

I went back and forth on whether I would write this post or get friends to…. Jared and Jillian Etress are young farmers who I met while they were in college dating. I remember when Jared planted his first cotton crop and I am still amazed he would trust me to help him gather information! […]

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Get to Know Cristen Clark, Cooped Up Creativity & Chris Chinn (Farm A to Z)

 Another day of great women on the farm! I love it! The letter C gets us to Iowa, Wisconsin and my adopted home state of Missouri. I think you’ll enjoy getting to know all of these girls! Cristen Clark Cristen Clark and her family farm in Runnells, Iowa where they raise corn, soybeans, pork and […]

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Burgess Hill Farms

Get to Know About Burgess Hill, the Boersmas & Bowers Farms (Farm A to Z)

There are a few farms that I want to draw your attention to that start with the letter B, including a couple of farms you may have seen on the blog before. Love that this day has such diversity! Burgess Hill Farms Geoff and Jenny Burgess operate Burgess Hill Farms in Sterling, Kansas along with […]

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Peterson Farms Finn & Luke

Meeting A Kansas Farm Mom & An Accidental Farm Wife (Farm A to Z)

I have two great women to feature today for the start of my A to Z Challenge! A Kansas Farm Mom Nicole Small, aka A Kansas Farm Mom, is a farmer I met thanks to social media and if I remember it right, I first met her in person in Hutchison, Kansas cause she’s from […]

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What if farm folks swam with the sharks? Shark Tank Agriculture

Shark Tank… Although I don’t watch the show routinely, I have watched it a number of times and find it very interesting. But I will admit that rarely do I see a product being pitched there that I give a lot of long-term thought to. And not many of the product pitches I’ve seen have […]

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City Girls Checking Out a Soybean Field

Our goal for the “city girls on the farm” day was definitely to enjoy cotton harvest but on the way we saw something shiny  and got distracted! The something shiny? Maybe you have already seen the photo and have already guessed. Spotting a Tractor These girls heads were turned by a John Deere! We saw […]

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Cotton Farmers are Raising Awareness in Breast Cancer

October is devoted to raising awareness in breast cancer. We see the NFL and Delta Airlines go pink to raise awareness but what can a cotton farmer do? How can you tell when a cotton farmer is committed to something? Well, the best examples are clear to the eye! October brings harvest time and modules are […]

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