Agriculture

Keeping Our Cool in the Hot Summer

They say if you don't like the weather in Illinois, wait a few hours and it will change. And let me tell you, the pigs and I are VERY glad it changed! The end of last week was miserable. I'm talking a real feel of 105° and humidity that had to have been at least… Continue reading Keeping Our Cool in the Hot Summer

Agriculture

Day One Piglet Care

Day One Care is my absolute favorite part of being a pig farmer. What is Day One Care, you ask? It's the special care we take on a piglet's first day of life to make sure they get off to the best start possible. From the minute our piglets are born, there are a few… Continue reading Day One Piglet Care

Agriculture, Farmer's Grace Food, Sunday Snaps, Uncategorized

Sunday Snaps: January 6, 2019

Ok, friends. I love the holidays. And I really love time off of work. But I am so ready to be back on a normal schedule. Christmas and New Year's should not be allowed to fall in the middle of the week. Who else's last two weeks went something like "work a half day, get a… Continue reading Sunday Snaps: January 6, 2019

Agriculture

Meet Jeffrey!

I can't believe it has taken me over a month to share this here, but I made another exciting purchase! I bought an alpaca! Everyone, meet Jeffrey! Jeffrey is a 1 1/2 year old Huacaya alpaca. He is super fluffy, extremely friendly, and loves snuggles! As with most of my purchases, buying Jeffrey was a… Continue reading Meet Jeffrey!