I think I’ll start a blog series titled Dr. Oz . . . Debunked, because TV’s infamous doctor is at it again, prescribing fear over fact in regards to farming and food. His latest attack posed as outrage over the potential approval of a new pesticide, but his real motives are a) ratings and b) eliminating farmers’ ability to raise crops in an efficient, environmentally sound and sustainable manner. Continue reading
Illinois Farm Girl
I am a farmer's daughter, a farmers' wife, a mother, volunteer and gardener. My childhood spent on Rural Route 2 was filled with adventure, achievement, and a bushel of disappointments. But an appreciation for hardwork, nature's power, sunrises and sunsets keeps me believing that life on the farm is the greatest challenge tempered by the greatest rewards. This is the life & times of an Illinois farm girl.
- "You should not underestimate the strength of your voice. " - former Senator Olympia Snowe. Amen! #agchat #farmvoices 17 hours ago
- #CommonCore math. Thankful my son gets this b/c I don't know what we just did. #multiplication #whathappenedtotables http://t.co/JyHKrsUQ2l 1 day ago
- Last night of #icecream season @ small town shop. Giving free qts of ice cream, candy & smiles. So long summer. See ya next year. 2 days ago
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