It’s National 4-H Week, celebrated every year the first week of October. 4-H is that organization for me . . . the one that at the time I wasn’t thrilled about joining but hindsight being 20/20 and all. Without 4-H (and FFA) I wouldn’t be writing, speaking, sharing . . . farming. At the time I didn’t know I was learning skills that would serve me for the rest of my life. Now I know. 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.
- My classroom for today. Talking #energy for #AITC. @Ilagclass #ethanol #solar #water #wind #biofuels http://t.co/cRolfsfHUP 23 hours ago
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- A round-up of fantastic @4H memories. Cheers to the #clover. tinyurl.com/ne4bspw #National4HWeek 1 day ago
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