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Thought of the Week

“Every bit of food people eat, somebody is behind that slice of bread or that steak they are eating.   Somebody has put a lot of thought, money, care and time into that food.” -Maya Wahl, FFA Wheat Ambassador / … Continue reading

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Sweet Hills Farm – Calving Begins

It’s calving time at Sweet Hills Farm and all over the west!  As you drive around the countryside, look for them scampering or napping in the pastures.  When they’re under a week old, they’re wobbly-legged, and then they grow fast, … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“When we started using Roundup Ready sugarbeet seed, we reduced our herbicide use by 75%.” -Russ Shroll, Farmer

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Genetically Modified Organisms or GMO’s are a big topic, one that is not only controversial, but raises strong emotion in many people.  While we at Kiss My Tractor are not prepared to take sides, we do represent mainstream farmers who use sustainable methods, … Continue reading

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The Panama Canal Project!

Have you heard?  Panama is expanding its canal!  This is good news for our farmers, and for all of us in the U.S.A. Portions of the canal are to be new, and other improvements will be the expansion of the … Continue reading

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A World Without Farmers?

In 1940, one farmer could feed about 19 people. Today, that same single farmer can feed over 150 people! Check out this fun little video produced by BASF Agro with some really interesting facts about how modern technology allows farmers … Continue reading

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Harvest in the Palouse!

       It’s harvest time all over the United States.  Harvest is an exciting time in every farming community.  It is the culmination of the farmer’s entire year’s work.  It is when he learns how well his or her … Continue reading

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Farmer Profile – Todd and Heather Strader

     This month we are pleased to introduce you to TH Farms LLC, owned and operated by Todd and Heather Strader.  Todd and Heather were both raised in the Colfax, Washington area.  After college they had careers away from … Continue reading

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Straight From the Farmer’s Mouth

Farmer Ed Schneider let us know about a good series of videos produced by the Washington Potato Commission that feature potato farmers!  This video stars farmer Nick Johnson of Johnson Agriprises in Othello, WA. Nick is talking to us about … Continue reading

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Notes From the Palouse

Rolling hills and patchwork farm fields          This past week I visited the farmers who live and farm in the Palouse Region of Eastern Washington state.  This area comprises roughly in the south-east portion of the state, … Continue reading

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