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Caring for Cattle Through the Seasons

Caring for Cattle Through the Seasons

As farmers, we care about our cattle, and their welfare is very important to us. We want our cattle to be healthy so they are productive and aid in our goal of providing high quality beef to tables across the state. The weather is a big factor in how often our cattle...

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The Three Rs: How They Keep Our Farm Healthy

The Three Rs: How They Keep Our Farm Healthy

R is for resolutions and Ready (my last name) as well as “reduce, reuse, recycle.” Those three Rs are our resolutions for this year and every year on the Ready farm. Not only are they our resolutions, but they also lead to a fourth R, and that is “regenerate.” Reduce:...

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Animal Health

Caring for Cattle Through the Seasons

Caring for Cattle Through the Seasons

As farmers, we care about our cattle, and their welfare is very important to us. We want our cattle to be healthy so they are productive and aid in our goal of providing high quality beef to tables across the state. The weather is a big factor in how often our cattle...

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Cattle: The Ultimate Upcyclers

Cattle: The Ultimate Upcyclers

I have had a love for animals and a desire to live on a farm since I was a child.  Little did I know my adult life would be spent caring for animals on a farm as I raised a family with my husband.  For the past 41 years I went from knowing very little about raising...

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Sustainable Ag

The Three Rs: How They Keep Our Farm Healthy

The Three Rs: How They Keep Our Farm Healthy

R is for resolutions and Ready (my last name) as well as “reduce, reuse, recycle.” Those three Rs are our resolutions for this year and every year on the Ready farm. Not only are they our resolutions, but they also lead to a fourth R, and that is “regenerate.” Reduce:...

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Cattle: The Ultimate Upcyclers

Cattle: The Ultimate Upcyclers

I have had a love for animals and a desire to live on a farm since I was a child.  Little did I know my adult life would be spent caring for animals on a farm as I raised a family with my husband.  For the past 41 years I went from knowing very little about raising...

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Celebrating Earth Day 2022

Celebrating Earth Day 2022

The world is focused on the environment and carbon reduction as never before.  CommonGround volunteers Kelly Witte, Joan Ruskamp, Wendi Emanual, Rene Blauhorn, and I were onsite at Earth Day Omaha in Elmwood Park Saturday, April 23, to meet and greet...

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Farming Methods

Cattle: The Ultimate Upcyclers

Cattle: The Ultimate Upcyclers

I have had a love for animals and a desire to live on a farm since I was a child.  Little did I know my adult life would be spent caring for animals on a farm as I raised a family with my husband.  For the past 41 years I went from knowing very little about raising...

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Hailed Crops and Dad’s Advice

Hailed Crops and Dad’s Advice

The older I get, the more I realize how smart my parents are. My dad has always had little tidbits of wisdom that he periodically sprinkles into conversations, and it is absolutely amazing to me how many times he is right. Recently we had a horrible hail storm here in...

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