Monthly archive for April2014

Pig of the internet

Pig of the internet

It’s a rainy Tuesday and sometimes you just need to look at a sassy little pig. Lucky for you, I am here to help.  Hello, little guy! Yeah, well.  Ptttttttthhhhhhbbbb to you, too, pig.

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Arbor Day & Agriculture

Arbor Day & Agriculture

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. — Chinese Proverb Earth Day is celebrated in April with political fanfare and media attention, while Arbor Day, its older, less popular sister holiday slips quietly by for…

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Throwback Thursday: A year in review

Throwback Thursday: A year in review

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since I started blogging about my new Adventures in Piggery.  I’ve been in more hog barns than I can count,  learned how to pick up and hold a piglet, taken thousands of photos of little pigs,…

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Post-Easter Ham

Post-Easter Ham

Ham and corn and potatoes and a jello salad and relishes and buns and angel food cake and jelly beans and WOW, I am full.  Chad’s aunt knocked Easter dinner out of the park. Ham comes from the hind legs of the pig and is…

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Sorting and sitting

Sorting and sitting

Chad commissioned a new sorter system yesterday, which means he was training barn managers how to set up the computer program and scale settings for the Pro Sort large-pen auto sort system. The sorter weighs the pigs before they eat and then sorts them, sending…

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Barn Quilts

Barn Quilts

Initially, I was worried that it might seem unseasonal to talk about quilts in April, but Old Man Winter just refuses to take his weather and go home, so here we are.  Grab a cozy blanket and snuggle on up. Painted on wood and fastened…

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Bringing in the professionals

Bringing in the professionals

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  I enjoy taking pictures and really enjoy the range that the iPhone camera has given me.  It’s a decent little camera and fits in my pocket, ready to capture whatever is going on in my life….

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Introducing: Rebecca

Introducing: Rebecca

Hey everyone, meet Rebecca! Rebecca came on board with Gro Master at the beginning of the year, and let me just say – HOORAY. Research is a top priority of the company; it’s one of our founder/CEO/President/(my father-in-law) Marvin Wastell’s passions.  So Rebecca is Gro…

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