Posts in Farm Life
Local beef solves global trade tensions.

Headlines mentioning what we all ‘need to know’ about various countries around the world clog up nearly every artery of agricultural media I encounter. The global publicity fits, I suppose, considering farmers today are told they need to be as proficient at world-wide economics as they are at fixing equipment with baler twine and a scrap of metal salvaged from the road ditch.

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A review for old friends, and orientation for new!

IT'S WEDNESDAY!! The unequivocal BEST day to live in Clarion, because Wednesdays are the day we re-stock the Beef Barn with all of your favorite cuts.

We're honored to have an influx of new followers who're interested in this bustling farm community we call home. If you're new, welcome! We think you'll love being a part of the family as much as we do.

Let's go over a few details to make sure old friends and new fans alike are on the same page (this is a little lengthy, but worth the read):

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June 24-26, 2019

Each time the boom on their front-end loader is lowered from a heightened dumping position, the depressurized hydraulic fluid rushing back to the reservoir makes a wailing sound not unlike a cow experiencing serious distress.  Frequently my focus has been snapped away from other tasks as my ears register the sound and my entire body tenses into fight mode, prepared to speed across the farm and aide a member of the herd. 

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