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Ag on Instagram: The best farm photos from May 26, 2020

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We bring you some of the best farm photos on Instagram for May 26. Want to get listed in this daily feature? Be sure to hashtag your Instagram pics with #agdaily.

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𝑭𝒂𝒓𝒎 𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒂𝒃𝒍𝒆⠀ ⠀ I figured I’d tell you the story of our beef cattle and how they may end up on your plate 😋⠀ ⠀ Dad buys local calves that are around 6 months in the fall. They get turned out on cornstalks for, hopefully, a few months or until it snows. This is called “backgrounding”. ⠀ ⠀ From there, they are brought into our hoop building seen in the picture. They are feed a total mixed ration that is formulated by a nutritionist. This is called “finishing”. They’ll stay here until market weight which is around ~1300 pounds. We start sending loads of market weight cattle in July and have them all gone by October in time to start over again! ⠀ ⠀ We sell to a buyer that buys for packing plants. Our cattle normally end up in Nebraska and Illinois to be processed. After this they may end up on your plate 🍔 ⠀ ⠀ We also sell 1/4, 1/2 or whole steers directly to consumers. The butchers are crazy packed around us due to covid-19! We weren’t able to get in until 4 months later than normal at a butcher 50 miles away. We already booked our appointment for next year at our normal butcher😱 Our family is running pretty low on homegrown beef! ⠀ ⠀ We are proud to produce high quality, Tama County beef! Ask any questions below. ⠀ ⠀ Check out my story for some pictures of this process! ⠀ •⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀ ⠀ #aussie #aussiedoggos #aussielife #aussielove #aussielovers #aussienation #aussies #aussiesdoingthings #aussiesofinstagram #australianshepherd #australianshepherdlovers #australianshepherdsofinstagram #farmdog #farmlife #giveaussielove #iowalife #miniaussie #miniaussielove #miniaussiesofig #miniaussiesofinstagram #redtriaussie #eatbeef #cattlefarm #farmfactfriday #australianshepherds #australianshepherdsofig #24ferret2fbk #greyhoundarmadillo #wiggleauss20 #beefitswhatsfordinner

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Memorial Day Weekend 2020

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There is a lot of advice we can take from an "old" farm dog: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1) Don't be too quick to bite ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2) Watch over your flock, protect them and stay loyal ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 3) Never take a day for granted, even if you can tell time ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 4) Though there may be other dogs in the field don't compare there is enough work to go around⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 5) Always be excited to meet a new face, or appreciative of the usual faces⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 6) Know when its time to relax and when its time to work⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •#country_features #raw_country #raw_community #farmdog #farmphotography #farmphotographer #agphotographer #farmdogsofinstagram #agdaily #greatpyrenees #greatpyreneesofinstagram #sheepdog #sheepdogsofinstagram #guarddog #farmdog

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