March 08, 2021

Langreck: Through a child’s eyes

After going through a few weeks of snow, snow and more snow, along with freezing temperatures, Mother Nature has finally graced Indiana with some beautiful weather and sunshine. My kids have been taking advantage of the gorgeous weather all week by going outside and playing when they get home from school — after their homework is done, of course.

Langreck: Small lamb changes hearts on farm

Spring lambing season is a common thing on our farm since we have been raising sheep on our farm for several years now. Since we don’t have that many ewes, my dad and son, Graham, when he is at his grandparents’ house, helps prepare the barn for birthing season.

Langreck: The heart in ‘Heartland’

I’m always looking for a new television series or a good movie to watch when I have a bit of downtime, which is hardly ever, or once the kids are in bed. Don’t get me wrong, if Purdue basketball or football is on, then I’m definitely watching that, but sadly they don’t play 24/7.

Quinlan: Buying the farm

It’s not every day that dreams come true, but one of my biggest dreams is about to be a reality — we bought a farm!

Langreck: A prayer for the lost

As I’m sure most of you know, I am a person who has to always be on the go, or busy with one project or another, and rarely can sit still. However, sometimes my always on the go and checking one more thing off my list can cause problems.

Quinlan: Gone fishin’

It’s been a few years since I’ve attended one of my favorite events — the Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry. At first it was because I was at the hospital welcoming my babies into the world. But this year it is due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Langreck: Farming is not for the faint of heart

I’ve been around the agriculture industry since the day I was born and I’ve learned so many lessons over the years, many good ones that impacted the life path I took, but also several lessons that were hard to understand.