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.Read More
Shirts sporting a distinctive Clarion County outline surrounding the two bars / steer logo you're familiar with from the Clarion Farms signs are back in stock!Read More
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
That's a mantra we live around here. Every individual has remarkable talent, but that talent is worthless in the absence of other people.Read More
We WILL have some tremendous Strip Steaks, Ribeyes, Sirloins, Flat Irons, Flanks, Filets, Chuck Eyes, Stew Meat, various roasts, ground beef, and more!Read More
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):Read More
During a tour of our farm in the late spring I greeted the crowd with the announcement that we would not be having fun during the event. My statement was met with surprised laughter, and when everyone regained their composure I offered an explanation for sounding like such a curmudgeon.Read More
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.Read More
Henry took an animated interest in the fifty bovines of various sizes lounging in his play area. His surprised laughter is infectious, and Gina and I sat in the shade with him for nearly half an hour as he watched the animals. Fear of livestock is not going to hinder that little one.Read More
I’ve taken up scything to control weeds under our fences.Read More
Thursday, June 13 2019Read More
One doesn’t have to be too perspicacious when reading agricultural reports to realize that farmers are quite dependent on Washington for survival.Read More
This particular Wednesday is one of the best Wednesdays of the year, for it arrives just before Memorial Day Weekend!!Read More
For years I’ve been wrestling an invisible adversary that regularly stymied my experiments born of whimsy, and these few words of insight exposed the scoundrel in an instant. Gotcha!Read More
There's something about a dog, isn't there? No matter how hectic the schedule and how limited the time spent together doing nothing at all, a dog will never hold a grudge and reject the minute of togetherness whenever it may arrive.Read More
Oscar sure requires a lot of water for a dog that hates getting his paws wet.Read More
Oscar loves to help around the house.Read More
If you do the math, Oscar's 'energy burned per foot of travel' quotient is extremely high.Read More
Here’s what I’m saying: beef and dance are the same. Think about that.Read More
You don't have to be weird to live here, but it helps. Didn't someone make a coffee mug with that statement?Read More
There are too many people on Earth.Read More