Baby Ducks!

The baby ducks have arrived!  Yesterday morning, I picked up a box of ducklings from the post office. Yes, you can indeed get ducks by mail, which is super useful when you don’t live near a hatchery. Many local farm supply stores, such as Rural King, do carry chicks and other poultry in the spring, Read More …

Coffee Talk – Email’s Out

Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab your favorite drink and sit down for a spell. Email’s Out This week been an interesting one at the office.  We had Monday off for Memorial Day. Tuesday was a bit busier, with some of the new freshmen on campus for orientation, but I’ve been bored out of my mind Read More …

Food for Thought – When You Have to Correct NPR

NPR recently published an article as part of their food blog, The Salt, entitled “Why Your Hamburger Might Be Leading To Nitrogen Pollution.”  As you would expect from the title, this article talks about the application of nitrogen and it’s effects on the environment. Unfortunately, as farmers, we found several things wrong about their article. Read More …