The Stacker Saga

For those of you who have been following my descriptions on facebook about the Stacker, here is a more detailed story.  This tale goes back many years when some evil ag engineer at Hesston KS decided that baling hay was too complicated with all those strings, wires, needles, knotters etc.  He thought loose stacked hay Read More …

A Summer Outing

Yesterday (July 30th) was the 2011 District 9 Farm Bureau Young Farmer’s Summer Outing.  Quite a mouthful, huh?  Last year’s trip was a blast, but so was this year’s trip. Blue Heron Winery We started the day with a tour of Blue Heron Winery, near Cannelton, IN. Everyone had a lot of fun at the Read More …

2011 Young Farmer’s Convention

I just got back from the 2011 young farmer’s convention yesterday.  I had a really good time.  Matt & I drove up with his brother Sam on Friday evening and got to the hotel around 8:30 Indy time.  They played several games, including “Win it in a Minute” and “Cornhole.”  The next day we got up Read More …

2010 Farm Bureau Convention

This was the first time I’ve ever been to the State Farm Bureau Convention.  It was an interesting experience.  I was shocked how many farmers were willing to pay $30 for the meals at the convention, as well as how few young people were actually there.  I’d heard my Matt say that the Farm Bureau Read More …

Trip to Frey’s Produce and New Generation Dairy

Matt & I went to Frey’s Produce and New Generation Dairy with the District #9 Young Farmers yesterday.  It was a good trip.  Though, I would have liked to have seen more people come.  It would figure that the lack of rain would put people in the fields early. Our first stop on the trip was Read More …