Meet Sweetie

Meet Sweetie.  She is one lucky gal.  When she was about three weeks old, she found herself in this predicament.  Not good . . . My farmer found her in this hole and thinks she was probably stuck in it for about two days.  Her mama was lying right beside her but was helpless of … Continue reading Meet Sweetie

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The Four Letter Word – GMOs

Okay, it's technically a three letter acronym in the plural form but I was grasping for a catchy title. As a mom, I want to make sure I'm giving my girls the best start possible and doing that includes providing a healthy diet.  Aside from the occasional bribe of fruit snacks for finishing their dinner … Continue reading The Four Letter Word – GMOs

Off to the Races! Corn Planting 2017

If you drive across any Midwestern state right now, you'll see machine shed doors opened up, planters stirring up dust in the fields and jumbo-sized coffee mugs in the farmers' hands.  It's planting time.  What a privilege it is to be able to provide food for the world. What is corn used for? cornusesposter The … Continue reading Off to the Races! Corn Planting 2017

The Grass IS Greener on the Other Side

We have some happy cows on the Blomme farm right now.  After a long winter, we turned some of our cow/calf pairs out to pasture last night.  This might be one of the coolest sights of the whole year.  After spending the last few months in barns to keep them protected and comfortable from Old … Continue reading The Grass IS Greener on the Other Side

What’s Hoppin’ on the Farm

In the spirit of Easter, here is an update on what's hoppin' on the Blomme farm these days. Planting Spring planting is knocking on our door so there is a lot of excitement as well as nervousness in the air.  Depending on where you live, some farmers have started planting already.  Others are waiting for … Continue reading What’s Hoppin’ on the Farm

Farming With Fertilizers

Farmers use a variety of tools each year to help grow an abundant crop.  Have you ever wondered just what exactly farmers are putting in the ground and why they are using these substances?  I'll try to shed some light on what actually goes on out in our fields.  After reading this, I hope you … Continue reading Farming With Fertilizers

Spreading Like Wildfire

Recent wildfires have completely devastated farms and ranches in areas of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.  Farmers have watched their entire life's work go up in flames.  Some farmers even lost their lives trying to save their livestock.  In the midst of this horrific event, something else has been spreading like wildfire . . . support, … Continue reading Spreading Like Wildfire