Winter Time for Farmers

A few months ago I proposed the question of what do farmers do during the winter time, below are the many responses I received. Haul grain, do books and planning. Work on equipment and normally go to farm shows! Well the crew I work for is a diversified operation.  Don’t really have an off season. Continue reading “Winter Time for Farmers”

Women in the Trucking Industry

In 2019, women made up only 10 percent of over the road truck drivers, which may seem like a small percentage in a heavily male dominated industry, but the good news is that the number of female drivers continues to climb every year[1]. Every year there is a shortage of professional drivers, some companies suchContinue reading “Women in the Trucking Industry”

Historical Women in Agriculture

In the United States female producers make up 36% of the farmers, 56% of the farms have at least one female producer, 38% of the farms have a female primary producer, meaning the person making the most decisions on the farm is a female, and 9 percent of all farms are run entirely by women.Continue reading “Historical Women in Agriculture”

Black Farmers in Agriculture

February is Black History month, so it got me thinking and interested in learning more about the history of black people and their involvement with agriculture. I was able to dig up some interesting facts and discovered that black people have made some significant contributions to the history of agriculture and their inventions still haveContinue reading “Black Farmers in Agriculture”

Advocacy vs Arrogance – Promote your beliefs without shaming your target audience

When it comes to advocating for a cause you believe in there is a fine line where a person goes from being an advocate to becoming arrogant. One of the key components to promoting your industry is to educate people without shaming them. The minute your tone becomes condescending and you place yourself on anContinue reading “Advocacy vs Arrogance – Promote your beliefs without shaming your target audience”

Is beef really too expensive?

Here are 10 foods that are more expensive per ounce than organic, grass-fed beef. Snickers Duchess Chocolate Donuts Morning Star Farms Black Bean Burgers Tofurky Deli Slices Beyond Meat “Beefy Crumbles” Daiya Dairy Free Cheddar “Style” Cheese Strawberries Vegan Pure Protein Powder Goji Berries Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookies If you’re interested, you can see theContinue reading “Is beef really too expensive?”

5 Things you should know about stress

I was browsing the National Institute of Mental health website and stumbled across the below publication. I thought it does a good job of summarizing facts about stress. If you are interested in more information I have attached the link at the bottom of the article of where this information was found at, if youContinue reading “5 Things you should know about stress”