Category Archives: Work

Thought of the Week

Farming and ranching is MUCH MORE than a job. -Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Advertisements

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America’s Farmers and Ranchers

Farm and ranch families make up less than 2% of the U.S. population.  They are diverse, growing conventional, biotech and organic crops.  They raise traditional and specialized livestock for meat, milk and eggs.  Whether their businesses are big or small, … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“Fields don’t mind themselves” -Drums of Autumn

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#27 Pinto the BlogDog – You Say Placenta, I Say Deliciousness!

It’s that time of year again!  Placentas!  Placentas!  Placentas everywhere!  When a mamma ewe has her darling little lambys, after they are all delivered safely, the attendant (read: M’Lady) knows that delivery is finished when the ewe finally passes her placenta.  It’s … Continue reading

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Washington’s Fabulous Potatoes

Sure, I live in Idaho, the state of famous potatoes.  But our next door neighbor grows massive amounts of potatoes, too.  In fact, Washington has been declared to have “the world’s most productive potato fields.” About 250 Washington farms produced … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“Whenever you do a thing, act as if the whole world is watching.” -Thomas Jefferson

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Idaho Is Rich With Agriculture!

It’s true that every state grows a large variety of crops and livestock.  Here is Idaho’s list – 194 products and counting!  This list was compiled by Idaho Ag. in the Classroom. Alfalfa Alfalfa seed Alligators Alpacas Apples Apricots Aquatic … Continue reading

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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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Thought of the Week

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.

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Thought of the Week

“If you’re looking for my wife, find the dogs. Wherever they are is where you’ll find her.” -BossMan

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