Category Archives: Ranchers

Thought of the Week

“As a farmer, it makes me feel good that all the long hours and risk we take to raise a crop is appreciated by the public.” -Drew Eggers, Farmer, Meridian, Idaho

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Why Farm Kids Make Great Employees

Inspired by the July 1, 2016 post by  Karly Hanson of https://raisedinabarn.org.  Editions and additions have been made to suit Kiss My Tractor. Whether your’s is an agricultural business or you’re involved in a different sector of our economy, farm … Continue reading

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American Lamb

Some quick fact that I gleaned from the Food Producers of Idaho’s Ag. Pavilion at the Western Idaho Fair in July this year.  For your use and storehouse of agricultural knowledge. AMERICAN LAMB More than 80,000 family farmers raise lamb … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

AG.  NOW MORE THAN EVER

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A Big Thank You to Oregon

This is one of the most refreshing perspectives on the different methods of farming that I’ve seen.  It’s short and concise, quoted by Katy Coba, who is Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture.  And I quote: “Big ag is … Continue reading

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Cattle! Beef!

Thought you would like to learn some new exciting information about cattle, to lock away in your brain, so you can impress your friends.   In 1955, the population of the United States was 165 million people.   The cattle … Continue reading

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Field Trip to the Palouse

Spring is more than halfway through.  The crops are growing.  We thought we’d best check on everything for you.    

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New Farm Stats

Thought you’d enjoy having some more statistics on farms and food, for your daily conversation with the world.  These figures are from 2012 USDA Ag. Census.     40% of all U.S. land is in farmland 97% of all farms … Continue reading

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Cowboy Logic Memorial Day Video

Here’s a nice video by Ryan Taylor, Cowboy Logic, about Memorial Day.  Enjoy.

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Lambing is Done

It’s finally over, and it went great.  In the end, they’re all nursing, the mothers are healthy and holding their weight well.  We have little lambs all over the place; they really do frolic, leap and jump, and it’s easy … Continue reading

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