Just about any producer who’s lived and worked alongside their kinfolk can attest that farming with family can be hard and that family business can be hard.
It’s a time for that farm kitchen to get some long overdue appreciation.
There are small but helpful changes you can make to at least mitigate the dreaded “holiday blues” around the farm.
Anyone who has ever walked through a show barn can attest to the strange, surreal atmosphere and energy that encapsulates the stock show world.
Year after year, FFA and 4-H kids at county fairs on small map dots make local and national headlines for all the right reasons.
Generations were raised sold on the idea that letting kids romp around in farm dirt was a positive. Now, we have more research to back that up.
Today’s short and sweet family farm definition, according to the USDA, is “any farm organized as sole proprietorship, partnership, or family corporation.”