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


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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