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Ask Me About My Farm: May 2017

Ask Me About My Farm

Ask Me About My Farm: May 2017

Even if you haven't read any of my past blog posts (I forgive you), you MUST continue reading this one. Heather Cox is taking over the blog today and has completely blown me away with her passion and storytelling.  Take it away, Heather...     If someone were to ask me about my farm I would hope they had a comfy chair and plenty of free time, because, honestly, that conversation could go on for days. When you love something as much as I love my family’s farm, you want to talk about it and you enjoy talking about it....

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Ask Me About My Farm: Be Brave

Ask Me About My Farm: Be Brave

Hey ya'll! Welcome back to another Ask Me About my Farm Series featuring the farmer's daughter, cancer survivor, and dog mom, Jessica. She's been so kind to open up and share her Ag story with us as well as the battles she has recently faced. Jessica is from my neck of the woods, (shout out to West Central IL!) and I'm going to let her take it from here! WHO:  Jessica Hart WHERE: Adair, Illinois (west central Illinois)FARMS WHAT:  corn and soybeans and occasionally some wheatJOB:  Seed Specialist for Helena Chemical Co.          Active part of the family farm          FACT:  The love...

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Ask Me About My Farm: A Heartfelt Thank You

Ask Me About My Farm: A Heartfelt Thank You

So far you all have read about so many green thumbed, cow wrangling, horse training, boss lady Agvocates throughout this series. And what do they all have in common?  Strong work ethic, determination, grit, passion, perserverence. And we're not quite done... This week I want to introduce you to a rockin’ Mother/ Daughter duo from the Land of Lincoln who were nominated for this series by their good friend, Abbie. Hey, Thanks Abbie! Jenny Vancil and her daughter Molly Vancil Foster have been a dream team for a number of years. Abbie writes, “The biggest reason why I wanted to...

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Ride like a man, Act like a lady. A cowboy poet's story.

Ride like a man, Act like a lady. A cowboy poet's story.

Who: Jessica Hedges Farms What: Cattle Where: Lovelock, NV Jessica's tee: Cattle Auction Job: Cowboy, Cowboy Poet, Wife and Mama Mantra: Ride like a man, act like a lady  Wheewwwweeeee! This time I am so excited to introduce a one-of-a-kind cowboy lady from the Nevada desert. Her days are spent cowboying alongside her husband, while the rest of her time is dedicated to being a wife, mother, and cowboy poet. The cowboy way of life can be challenging at times, rough on your body, and unpredictable.  No two days are the same in the business, and with agriculture as a whole, but that is what...

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Ask Me About My Farm: Sister Edition

Ask Me About My Farm: Sister Edition

Welcome back for Round 3 of the Ask Me About My Farm Series where we feature women who share a passion for their livelihood, careers, and hobbies in agriculture. This week, I bring to you two sisters from the heart of Texas who complement each other in life and on the ranch. Look out, Texas! These ladies may be young, but they have a clear vision and drive of where they are headed. Listen to their story, as told by Angel:  Who: Angelica and Francesca Where: Kerens TX Farms What: Beefmasters, Horses Job: Full time students Nicknames: Angel & Frankie Mantra: Good Cows,...

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