Thursday, November 11, 2010
Bill Paxton Marshall, MO is a Korean War Veteran and a couple weeks ago decided it was time to ride his horse again. The Houston E. Mull Memorial FFA Scholorship Cattle Drive took place on his farm and he wanted to ride along. Here is the thing. Bill had not riden a horse in 15 years and the horse he is riding had not been riden for 15 years. Click here to listen to Bill and his wife Mary discuss the motivation.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Okay hardly the same as a Veteran serving his/her country but giving blood is desperately needed today by the American Red Cross. I was given my 1 gallon pin today. Find out where to sign up.
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
I spent Thursday Nov 4, 2010 with Allan Crow and his Tri Tech Production Services family. It wasn't until we finished did I learn that in Feb 2010 the nation and the Crow family lost a true American Hero.
Click here to read about Special Warfare Boat Operator Senior Chief Petty Officer Jeremy Allan Crow
Pictured Allan with the bike detailed to tell the story of Jeremy's life. The photo just doesn't give justice to the memorial.
Monday, November 08, 2010
Thursday Nov 4, 2010 Daren Baumberger procurement manager for Morrell Packing in Sioux Falls, SD gives the Hutterite Colonies that produce pork in South Dakota the lay of the land when it comes to pig handling during transport and unloading at plant. It was part of Tri Tech Productions Services annual customer appreciation day. I myself can't believe how much this has changed since I delivered a pig to a plant.
Thanks to Nelson Herefords Burwell, NE Landri J. not only has heifers that show pretty, they function like a cow. Della calves last night at 23 months of age.
As a 6 th generation United States farmer, I have had my fill of people talking about “humanely raised meat” when they don’t have a clue...