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It’s January, and here on the Prairies of North East Montana, we’re having some typical January weather this week.  Cold.  And lots of it.  Last night the thermometer said -24 F in the pickup on our way home from a day of basketball games in town.  And that was…(Read More)

In some ways it seems odd that my first post in almost 6 months would be about such a challenging topic. It’s not a super feel-good return to the blog. But then, the last 6 months here on the farm have been a little challenging in their own right, so in other ways…(Read More)

It’s pretty quiet around the fair grounds this morning.     A two day storm with high, gusty winds moved in early yesterday morning, and more rain & high winds this morning are making for a difficult day so far.  Yesterday we were lucky enough to have a break in the weather…(Read More)

Bull Sale!


Last month was the annual bull sale for the Black Angus breeders that we usually buy our bulls from.  In fact, we’ve been buying bulls at the North Country Performance to Profit, Better Beef Bulls sale for almost 30 years! Why would we use the same breeder for that many years?  Because when you…(Read More)

So here’s how it works during seeding around here. This morning I made a run to town to drop off my pickup to have the windshield replaced. (Let’s just say the Prairie Boy will be staging batting practice a little further from the house from now on.) I also stopped for parts, made…(Read More)

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