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Being a First Time Farm Girl

On a farm, the best way to learn it is by doing it. Payton tells us her tips on learning as a first time farm girl!

7 Farm Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Caitlin shares seven farm lessons she learned the hard way! Can you relate?

Amazing Woman in Ag: Dr. Lauren Ledbetter Griffeth

Introducing a new face - Dr. Lauren. She will be joining us to provide leadership information and tips for women in agriculture based on her experience as an extension leadership specialist. 

Bull Semen and Cow Beauty Pageants…

Finding the humor in bull semen and cow beauty pageants. 

5 Questions to Answer on Your Farm's Legacy

Five key questions to clarify the intent and commitment of family farm business owners if they wish to assure the integrity of the business for years to come.

Bringing laughter to the table: the heifers’ party

Michele Payn shares a hilarious story and explains how to bring some levity by way of animal antics or tractor trouble to Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Choices of Positive People

Jolene shares seven things that positive people do - a great reminder that through a tough market, personal struggle or anything getting you down, the choice is yours.

Translating Science Through Story

Michele Payn shares how to advocate by translating science through story. How making bread, as one example, can create a connection with consumers. 

Backyard Chickens

Mason shares her experiences (good and bad) with backyard chickens!

Top Ten Reasons to Try Canning

Have you ever considered venturing into the world of canning? Here are ten reasons why you should give it a try!

Joining a Professional Sorority

Mason shares her experience as a part of the professional agriculture sorority at Murry State University.

Row Markers: Guidance and standards for our behaviors

Some tips on writing a code of conduct for your family business - guidance and standards for our behaviors in order to stay on the right path.