Farming Practices


A Sad Farewell to Iowa Farm Families


Thanks to Timber Ridge Cattle Company for permission to syndicate this post.

We learned this week that the existence of a fellow producer and local CSA, Small Potatoes Farm, is being threatened by the proposed building of a 5000 head hog confinement operation within 1 to 2 miles of their farm by Brelsford Pork. As Small Potat ...[more]

Why Some Of Our Cattle Never Get Made Into Beef Sticks


Thanks to Timber Ridge Cattle Company for permission to syndicate this post.

His voice was weak over the phone.   He said that he had purchased 3 heifers from Gene Wiese and wanted them bred to a Wiese bull.  Since I had just purchased three young Wiese bulls, Gene had suggested to him that I might be willing to rent him a ...[more]