Author Archives: Lena

Why farm, you say?

Some people ask why we farm. Some wonder why we would choose to spend our time and money doing things on the farm. We go to cattle shows, cow sales, agriculture meetings and conferences, farm shows and tours, and even our vacations (and honeymoons) revolve around farming.

The best way I can put it is that farming is in our blood. I wake up every morning and thank God that he allows me to be involved in the agricultural industry. Not only do I get to educate the future farmers of America, but I get to practice what I preach in class and I get to own a farm of my own.

I love reading ag magazines, surfing the web and social media to learn more about ag, and I even admit to having applications on my phone that relate to agriculture. My students will testify to how much of a nerd […]

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Welcome to the farm

Good afternoon cattle folks! Over the past few weeks, Kevin and I have been very busy moving into our new house and working on fence. So far we about 80% of the fence work done. Whewww, what a relief. Fencing isn’t all that bad, but we are so anxious to get some black angus cows on the farm that we cannot stand it. We work on the fence on the weekends when we do not have cattle shows. We have three heifers that are being shown  at local and state shows this year. We enjoy going to the shows to watch the 4-H and FFA students and support them. I love blowing, clipping, grooming, and fitting show cattle!

We have enjoyed having our family and friends over to see our new home and farm. So far, my parents and grandparents, aunt and uncle have been over along with his daddy. Everyone […]

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