Rural Ramblings

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Experiencing the Dairy World

6/22/2017 - By: Sydney Sleep Growing up on a cattle ranch in western South Dakota where beef is primarily grown under range conditions, the dairy world was always foreign and intriguing to me. I knew next to nothing about dairy farming until last summer when I received an internship with The Hay and Forage ... Read More

Farmer's Daughter Guest Blog: Sydney Sleep

6/6/2017 - Hi, I’m Sydney Sleep and I am a farmer’s daughter and the summer intern for Ag United, Midwest Dairy, and SD Corn. I grew up on a commercial Angus ranch outside of Spearfish, S.D. Growing up, I was very involved in the family ranch and loved to work alongside my dad, grandpa, and two siblings. ... Read More

May 2017 Agvocates

6/5/2017 - In May, the fifth annual Rapid City Beef Crawl was held. Those who attended enjoyed a progressive dinner in downtown Rapid City and had an opportunity to talk with area beef farmers who were mingling amongst guests. Also, our Adopted Farmers continued to send their videos to fourth grade classroom... Read More

Royalwood Dairy Celebrates 10 Years of Breakfast on the Farm

6/5/2017 - The Ode Family June Dairy Month has been celebrated by dairy farm families in the U.S for more than 75 years, and one South Dakota family has created their own tradition by hosting an open house event on their farm each year for a decade.  The Ode family is gearing up to host the... Read More

Adam Mohrhauser May 2017 Adopt-a-Farmer

5/23/2017 - Planting video Core Standard & Question: 4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison ... Read More

Adam Mohrhauser, May Featured Farmer

5/4/2017 - Adam Mohrhauser is the fifth generation to raise crops and animals on land homesteaded by his great-great grandparents, and is one of several generations that grew up in the house where his parents currently live.  That tradition and legacy is important to Adam and his family, and is a key reas... Read More