Women in Ag: Anne Burkholder, Nebraska’s Feedyard Foodie

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A Florida girl turned Ivy League college athlete turned Nebraska farmer and feedyard owner, Anne Burkholder is a woman in agriculture that brings transparency and clarity to where beef comes from and how it is raised. Anne lives near Cozad, Nebraska, grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida as a “city girl” and met her […]

Cooking Giveaway: 2 Lodge Cast-Iron Dutch Ovens

Red 6qt Porcelain Enamel Coated Cast-Iron Dutch Oven

It’s nearly holiday cooking season and if you read Jodene Shaw’s feature on the Women in Agriculture series, you know I am sharing my favorite Lodge Cast-Iron Dutch Ovens with two fabulous folks this weekend. Not the actual ones in my kitchen that I cook with just about daily. New in the box, just for […]

South Dakota’s Agri-Cultured Artist, Jodene Shaw (& Giveaway Surprise)

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Jodene “Jodi” Shaw is an artist in agriculture. Her multi-media art captivates and tells a story from her White Owl, South Dakota family ranch. She shares her talents through classes and by selling her work. I met Jodi in 2013 while stranded in Storm Atlas in western South Dakota during the South Dakota Rural Women’s […]

Women in Ag: A Story of Prairie Perseverance, Misty Steeke

Misty Steeke Women In Ag

“Agriculture is my life.  I don’t know anything different.  I educate youth through my agriculture education program, by being a club leader in 4-H and by educating the everyday adult who asks me questions while walking through the grocery store or local department store.  It has given me my passion to educate others, I truly […]

Women in Ag: Iowa’s Corn, Beans, Pigs and Kid’s Val Plagge

Val Plagge Women in Ag

Val Plagge is originally from Stanhope, Iowa and currently lives at Latimer, Iowa with her family who in Val’s words are, “my husband Ian who is referred to as My Farmer on my blog, 3 ½ year old son Klayton referred to as LP and 17 month old daughter Audrey referred to as MP, and we are expecting […]

From a Farm Dream to Reality, Meet Pennsylvania’s Sally Scholle

Sally Scholle Women In Ag

Sally Scholle always knew she wanted to be a farmer but wasn’t raised around agriculture. Today, Sally is an ag writer and photographer in addition to being a Pennsylvania farmer, a childhood dream turned into reality. She also was an “experiment” years ago at an all-boys college to be one of 30 women to attend […]

9th Generation Californian & Arizona Beef Lovin’ Lauren Scheller

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Have you ever been invited to a “raw vegan” party? How about being a beef loving girl going to a raw vegan party? Meet this woman in agriculture to know more why stepping outside of your comfort zone, like attending a “raw vegan” party you are invited to helps you learn to listen and share […]