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Being it’s Mother’s Day weekend, we must give credit to the wonderful wives, mothers and grandmothers out there who played a big role in who we are today. In my eyes, moms keep the foundation of the farm solid. Read more

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My writing mind seems to come out best when I sit down at our hometown restaurant, T&T Cafe here in Hansen. Everywhere else gives me too much distraction to focus on letting my mind wander around. Bad thing is, I get lots of ideas out in the field, but by the time I can stop to write the… Read more

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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh! Harvest 2013 is over! A couple hours ago we finished our sugar beets and man what a relief. I had to shut my phone off for a couple hours to soak it in for a moment. Took a little drive around the country and feel good about another year in the books. Actually I can't say tha… Read more

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This has been a difficult week here on our farm. As most of you have heard by now through the Times-News, we had an accident Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 30 near our shop. A driver in a large Dodge truck and livestock trailer rear-ended one of my employees traveling down the road in a J… Read more

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Well, fall is finally here after what seemed like a long and very hot summer. It feels good to wake up and put on a long-sleeved shirt and sweater. Those pesky flies and skeeters disappear, and leaves start to drop on frosty mornings. This also motivates farmers to make the final push to har… Read more

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With grain harvest in the bag, we have had a little break in the harvest action. We are still putting up alfalfa, but that seems to be an ongoing harvest. Beans will be falling this coming week, which means fall is upon us. Read more

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Wow ... just right at a month to get our wheat and barley harvested this year. Pretty normal for our operation. That is part of my excuse for no blog last week, but here in about an hour two combines will be parked until beans are ready in a couple of weeks. Read more