National Ag Day: Agvocating for a next generation

Today is National Ag Day. What is National Ag Day? It’s a celebration of the bounty we are given through agriculture. If you don’t know a farmer to celebrate I am sharing a few pictures of farmers we celebrate in our family. From my grandparents to my parents to my brother to my kids, they are a few […]

The Case for Kids to Participate in FFA, 4-H and Science Fairs

More than half of Americans consider themselves sports fans—they pack stadiums, rearrange their schedules to catch the game on TV, set alerts on their smartphones to track scores and host parties to watch the big matchups. But who follows science fairs, FFA or 4-H events with the same intensity? As a second-generation college athlete and a […]

Celebrating Banquet in a Field

On August 4, 2015, CommonGround North Dakota‘s Banquet in a Field was held at Peterson Farms Seeds. I detailed it all here in this Agweek column. My column continues to be available every Saturday online and is now printed weekly. Agweek told me yesterday they think my column should be called “Pinke Post” and I agreed. So […]