Category Archives: Blog

She’s back!

Since our last post, the little cub was literally in pieces 😞 I had to share this happy one of her back together and in one piece. After some clutch repairs, and countless hours she’s back together. I know this little tractor probably doesn’t look like much to most people, but she’s a permanent fixture…
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1955 Cub

This little guy has been part of our family farm since it’s purchase in 1955. When Marion Prier, purchased this tractor it was used to mow hay and plow the garden among other farm duties. Today, he’s getting a new clutch so that we can continue to use him to mow the fence rolls and…
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Stuffed Peppers

One of our all time favorite go to recipe, that's easy on those busy nights and that everyone loves. >Pre-heat oven 450 >Three large green peppers >One onion >One Jalapeno pepper. If you like a hotter pepper, choose a less fresh looking pepper with white lines and more wrinkled and dry. If you like it…
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The eagle has landed.

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We finally got the eagle to his final resting spot...and it's in the front yard :)) I built the stand myself and with the help of my neighbor, our farmhand and the aid of the front end loader we got her perched. My wife isn't as amused with the newest edition, but I think she's beautiful.
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Beauty is all around us.

We are in the mist of total hay overhaul, nothing else matters during hay season. While loading hay unto the hay hauler, my eyes were drawn to the field across the road. This field is used for pasture only and is in a state of complete over grown beauty. Sometimes you have to stop and…
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Hay Season 2018

We harvest our own hay here on the farm, red and green clover, tall fescue and pasture grasses. This is a family affair and everyone helps with the cutting, raking, bailing and hauling it in to be stacked and put away. Volunteers are always welcome :))
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Crossing the river

Crossing the river has always come with it's own issues, getting stuck or in one case having your four-wheeler swept down river. In my dreams we have this amazing bridge that we simply drive across. Since I have yet to win the lottery we decided to pour a landing pad of sorts. Crossing the river…
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Winter Wonderland 2018

Feeding in the winter has it's upsides...Yes, I'm not crazy. Missouri, has the most beautiful winters, with our gorgeous hills and valleys...simply add some snow and it's like you're standing inside a virtual snow globe.
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Giving A Helping Hand

While checking the herd for new life, I came across a newborn that was in distress. His mother had attempted to clean him, but the calf never found his feet nor nursed. This is a grave situation for a calf born in the winter, their survival is based upon, being fully cleaned and up standing…
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That time of year again.

It's that time of year once again. Time to separate the momma's from the babies (otherwise known as "weaning"), select next year's heifers and decide whom is going to be sold and kept. Normally, as one can imagine the mothers and babies are not happy with this transition, and can make what should be a…
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