Our calves did so well last year that we’ve bought two more

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We raised four steer calves last summer/fall, and they are now very BIG guys! Will just measured them with a weight tape (it's a tape measure that has cattle weights, along with inches marked...

We got our beef back

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Yesterday, we went to pick up our beef from the processing plant. Our oldest son, Bill, and his wife are getting a hindquarter, we are keeping a hindquarter and we pre-sold the front two...

Tomorrow it will be -20 but today it’s spring!

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  Okay I'll admit I got a little giddy because my liver function tests were hugely improved and I won't have to have surgery!  But really, it's just time to start the garden.  Kind of. ...

Q and A: livestock crops, scorched stew, and pressure canning meat

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Livestock crops John and I want to plant as many crops for the animals as we can this year. What do you recommend for fresh eating and storage foods?   Mia Frazier Park, California It depends chiefly on how...

Wow, the sun is finally out

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We've become pretty sun-deprived as it's been cloudy for weeks now. And that's unusual for this part of Minnesota. Usually we see the sun at least part of the day, every day. Not only...