Knee-High by the 4th of July

If you’re from a rural area, you’ve probably heard the old saying, “Knee-high by the 4th of July.” Depending on your location, this may or may not apply to cornfields in your area this year. But as I sit at my desk, looking out my window at a cornfield with the 4th of July closing … Continue reading Knee-High by the 4th of July

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Yep, I’m going there . . . let’s talk hog confinement!

My very first experience with a hog confinement barn was as a young girl when my neighbor built a hog barn. We raised row crops on our farm in Southern Illinois but not livestock so I didn’t have experience with hogs. My parents took my brother and I over to see the barn right after … Continue reading Yep, I’m going there . . . let’s talk hog confinement!