Another busy week!
Not a great variety of pictures this week because we haven’t done a great variety of things. We have hauled a bunch of grain though. Soybeans, waxy corn, and corn to the ethanol plant. Here’s a couple pictures of me loading one of the trucks and something else I think is pretty cool. I […]
This is some of the first corn we harvested this season. It’s sitting in the grain cart waiting to be loaded into a truck. It will be delivered to an ethanol plant. That does not mean it isn’t food. It’s not food as you see it now. You won’t ever find this type of corn […]
There are so many ways for people to raise crops and livestock. Not only are the products diverse, but so are the methods of production as well as the producers themselves. Unfortunately there is often a divide between certain types of agriculture, and the different types tend to fight each other concerning what might be […]
High commodity prices have reignited the food versus fuel debate. Not that it ever really went away, but with farmers reaping high prices for several months now you can see how it’s easy for those who don’t have the right information to make the connection that high commodity prices directly lead to high food prices. […]
One of the subjects I’ve been making an effort to learn more about since starting this blog is that of biofuels. I have to admit, before I really started looking into renewable fuels I was in the camp that wanted our energy independence to come from getting our own oil here at home. I still think […]