Niederman Family Farm - Bob & Bethann Niederman & Family

Meet a Farmer -Bob & Bethann Niederman & family, Niederman Family Farm

Hi! My name is Bethann Niederman and I am excited to share with you my diary about our family and farm. Bob and I operate Niederman Family Farm. Bob’s parents, Robert and Janet own the farm and host the Gregory…

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John & Catherine Jacob - Crosswind Farm

Diary of Catherine Jacob – Crosswind Farm- Week 4

We are delighted the foal is a colt (boy), healthy and here! That is the start of all the real joy and work that goes with breeding.  We are now in the house getting about 1.5 hours of broken sleep…

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Joyce Brown - Brown's Family Farm Market

Diary of Joyce Brown – Brown’s Family Farm Market -Week 4- March 21-27

March 21st After feeding the animals and checking the greenhouses, I worked a lot in the office. There is always so much bookwork to do. More plants will be in this week so I had better keep up the office…

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Dave & Kathy Hiltbrand and family

Diary of Kathy Hiltbrand- Week 4- March 21-27

March 21, 2011 Monday morning, girls up and getting ready for school. Five days and the kids will be on spring break.   Checked on maternity pen and no babies.  Dave is leaving to haul gravel. His phone has been ringing…

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Dave & Kathy Hiltbrand and family

Diary of Kathy Hiltbrand- Week 3- March 14-20

Monday March 14, 2011 Early morning about 1am.  Computer froze up on me so I had to stop on blog, and yes I’m a night owl.  One last trip to barn to check on cows before bed.  All the cows…

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Joyce Brown - Brown's Family Farm Market

Diary of Joyce Brown – Brown’s Family Farm Market -Week 3- March 14-20

March 14, 2011   Well the rain and cold weather is really getting on my nerves! I am itching to get outside and get some work done. I guess I will quit complaining, and be contented to work in the greenhouses. …

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John & Catherine Jacob - Crosswind Farm

Diary of Catherine Jacob – Crosswind Farm- Week 3

In the morning Honey is fine and there is no baby. After feeding the other barns, Honey goes out in her paddock to get some fresh air and exercise. I checked on her about three in the afternoon and she…

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Read about Tim Hesselbrock in our January diaries.

Our county diaries are a huge hit!

Thanks to all of the diarists who have participated in our monthly diaries! Make sure to go back to November to view all the diaries that have been posted. Thanks to the following participants: Rita Beiser, Gail Lierer, Karen Hiltbrand,…

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Diary of Catherine Jacob - Crosswind Farm

Diary of Catherine Jacob – Crosswind Farm- Week 2

The afternoon routine at Crosswind Farm usually starts about 4:30- 5:00.  Jericho assists us  daily after he is out of high school and finished with his FFA meetings. The stalls for the yearlings, Ace, the two boys as well as…

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Scholarship deadline is fast approaching!

Butler County Farm Bureau will award five $500 scholarships in 2011. The deadline for the applications is close of business on Thursday, March 31. Applications can be downloaded or you can contact the Farm Bureau office at 513-844-8371. Don’t delay,…

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