First Harvest Season Wife… 4 Things That Have Changed

Adam and I have been together for four years. We’ve handled planting seasons and harvest seasons before. This year though, we got married. Being married and going through harvest is different from long-distance dating. These are just 4 things that have taken on new meanings. Meals are Tricky Steps away from my college home, I had the access to food. Meals were whichever fast food was open at the time, or what 24-hour grocery store I wanted to go to. I never had to plan more than one meal ahead,…

Drought’s Hidden Killing Power

Rain makes corn. Corn makes whiskey. Whiskey sounds pretty good when it’s only rained .7 inches in 3 months. The drought that has affected millions across the U.S. has cost farmers and ranchers more than what is on the surface. It’s obvious to a trained eye to see a field that has been affected by the lack of rain. Corners of leaves are turned up, growth has been stunted, and instead of looking a healthy green, the plant has a tint of yellow and looks fragile. Farmers in the Dakota’s…