Jun 7, 2012

High school graduation on the farm

Marie has graduated from high school! Graduation is like a milepost passed by along the pathway of life. Marie's graduation class started out with 13 students 12 years ago and ended with 11 students graduating. The 2012 graduation class was the smallest ever at Avon, Ill. There were 33 in my graduation class of 1982 (30 years ago)....More
Jun 6, 2012

Handwriting on the wall

My husband Jordan and I are the fifth generation to live on the family farm. His great, great grandfather settled the homestead a century ago. Over the years, many of the old buildings have fallen into disrepair and, instead of tearing them down, we’ve decided to fix many of them up. With help from family and friends, we’ve begun the process of restoring the old buildings, one by one. Most recently, we have set our sights on cleaning out the old granary, fixing the walls and putting steel on the roof....More

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The 2,000 member Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) Herbicide Resistance Action...
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