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Gestating

Gestating

    Turns out, morning sickness and pregnancy-induced back pain and exhaustion isn’t a good equation for barn visits and up-close-and-personal pictures of pigs.  But I’m back at the blog for December. More thoughts on pregnant pigs coming next week!

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Porktober

Porktober

What I love most about National Pork Month (other than bacon, of course) is that it’s celebrated in October. Hope your Porktober is filled with beautiful colors and plenty of tasty pork!

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What to watch Wednesday

What to watch Wednesday

Farmland was released in limited theaters this spring, but now, the feature length film sharing story of six farmers across the U.S. is available on Hulu for free, through the end of October.  The film shows the good, shows the bad and talks about the real daily…

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The Price of Pork

The Price of Pork

My mom was a coupon clipper.  Every week, she would check the grocery ads and go through her coupons as she made her grocery list.  I got to circle things in the ads that I wanted, but we definitely didn’t buy Doritos as often as…

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Bacon makes it better

Bacon makes it better

There’s no doubt that bacon makes it better, and this week, bacon makes it into the business spotlight. What’s it, you ask? Oh, just everything.  Even the economy. Yep, really. “In terms of economic impact [of food trends], nothing beats bacon. While most…trends tend to…

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October: Pork Month

October: Pork Month

October originally became known as Pork Month because it marked the time of year when hogs were traditionally marketed. Today, it serves as a celebration to thank pork producers and share their stories with consumers.  Watch here for fun facts, recipes, stories and more as…

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Back in the Barn

Back in the Barn

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been in a barn.  I don’t miss the stink, but I have missed taking pictures of pigs. The barn we were in this morning has a large pen auto sort system. In this system, the pigs all live together in…

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Morning

Morning

Iowa, you and your soybeans are just  so pretty in the morning.

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On Listening

On Listening

I had the opportunity to attend the Ag Chat Foundation’s Cultivate & Connect conference in Austin.  I shared a few thoughts from the opening session over at Rural Housewives earlier this week. Decisions start with your head, but are ultimately made in your heart. – Thom Singer I responded with enthusiasm…

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Follow Friday: #RealPigFarming

Follow Friday:  #RealPigFarming

The power of social media to spread messages and provoke thought is undeniable.  Photos, 140 characters, hashtags, branded websites – they all work together to focus discussions on hot topics and common interests. Real Pig Farming is a campaign driven by the National Pork Board…

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