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Our Farm is More Than Monsanto

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This Saturday crowds will gather to wave signs and chant against one of the more frustrating and ridiculous conspiracies of our time – that Monsanto is out to take over the world.

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Flat Aggie Visits Two Chicks Farm Alpacas

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We are so glad to have Flat Aggie visit Two Chicks Farm Alpacas. Our farm is located in northern New York State, about 60 miles north of Syracuse and 30 minutes south of the 1000 Islands Bridge and St. Lawrence … Continue reading

#WordlessWednesday: Fence Building

Fields Too WetThere’s more to this story.  Stay tuned.

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Paper or Plastic? Bag or Box? How Seed is delivered to the Farm

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During spring’s first cookout with family and friends, my farm boy was careening through a story that involved a forklift, the planter, his grandpa and spilled soybean seed. A long-time family friend was listening and said, “So the seed comes … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Planter

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#Plant15 is well underway and with it comes newsfeeds filled with tractors and planters working at sunrise, sunset and every hour in between.  The planter, a must have for most farmers, is filled with thousands of moving parts.  How does … Continue reading

Flat Aggie: All About the Prairie

With each Flat Aggie report, I’ll be putting together a list additional resources, websites, recipes, books, and activities.  Use this and Flat Aggie’s report from A Kansas Farm Mom to bring Flat Aggie’s Agmazing Adventures to life!

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10 Ways to be a Better Volunteer

Volunteering has always been a part of my life. I watched my parents take leadership roles in community organizations or fill in the gaps at certain events. Some of the best life lessons I learned came from watching the adults around me volunteer. Volunteers truly put the extra on ordinary. Winston Churchill said, “We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give.” I truly believe to give is to get. Continue reading