Category Archives: Agvocate

How a Farmland Auction Works

Dad, Grandpa, my wife, and I went to a farm auction tonight.  We didn’t purchase the farm, but I thought I’d do a quick rundown of the auction process for all of you readers. Farm land auctions work a little … Continue reading

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Ram Trucks Wins Superbowl with “So God Made a Farmer”

I’m certain a great deal of you were watching the Ravens and 49ers play tonight.  The Superbowl has become such an event that people tune in for the commercials as much or even more so than for the game itself. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Maybe They Will All Look Like This Next Year

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USDA, CNN Visit Our Farm to Inspect 2012 Drought Damage

About two weeks ago we learned USDA Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Michael Scuse was going to be touring the Midwest surveying the effect of drought and extreme heat across the Corn Belt.  Our farm ended up as a stop … Continue reading

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Drought, Crop Conditions, USDA, and CNN

A quick post to get you readers up to speed.  I’m barely up to speed myself as all this has happened quite quickly.  About two weeks ago we found out USDA Undersecretary Michael Scuse was going to be touring drought … Continue reading

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The Peterson Bros are Farming and They Grow It

The Peterson brothers have gone viral in a major way with their latest YouTube effort “I’m Farming and I Grow It” which is a parody of LMFAO’s “Sexy and I Know It.” The video was posted two days ago, and as … Continue reading

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A Taste Test of Biotech Sweet Corn

You may remember a while back when I wrote a post about biotech sweet corn, and how it could greatly reduce pesticide applications. Thanks to the popularity of that post (which still gets hits almost daily) I was afforded an … Continue reading

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