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  • Dear Farm Mom

    Dear Farm Mom, Being a mom is hard and messy and exhausting; but when you are a farm mom, it gets even harder, messier, and further exhausting! I see that now... because of you. The clothes are caked with dirt from the fields, grease from machinery, and oh...that must be...
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  • Practicing Farm Safety and Carrying on the Heritage of Farming

    Melissa Wallace was working on the farm with her husband, David, when a normal day ended in an accident that changed Melissa’s perspective on farming forever. It was that day that she personally experienced the dangers of farming. Melissa and her husband were scooping and cleaning up corn by the...
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  • You might have grown up on a farm if...

    Growing up on a farm is a different kind of childhood filled with experiences that only fellow farm kids can identify with. How many of these do you relate to? Know that 5-gallon buckets and stacking bales of hay provide a better workout than any gym. Learned to drive a...
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  • New Year's Resolutions for the Farmer

    A new year has arrived with all the speed of a herd of hungry cows ready for their feed. With the new year, comes the age-old tradition of making resolutions. Babylonians started the tradition over 4,000 years ago, and ever since then, people have been making promises to themselves and...
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  • A Simple Reminder, we're in this together

    Weeks after Hurricane Florence left its mark, and then most recently by Hurricane Michael, many parts of the east coast was left in devastation. From Florida to North Carolina, some farmers lost their crops, livestock operations and equipment, families lost their homes and business owners were left with heartbreak. They...
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  • Although Battered, Farmers in North Carolina Remain Strong

    Hurricane Florence brought the people of North Carolina relentless rains, rising rivers, destroyed homes, broken roads, tornadoes, and general destruction. While there is gratefulness that Florence weakened from a category 4 to a 2, she was plenty strong enough to cause devastation that will not soon be forgotten. Thousands are...
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