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September 3, 2018
Jenny Schlecht's daughter Kennedy feeds bottle calf Barbara Ann. Jenny Schlecht / Agweek
How many cows can you feed in half an hour?
September 3, 2018 - 6:02am
August 6, 2018
When the egg carton gets empty, Jenny Schlecht is happy she can go to the store rather than the chicken coop. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
I'm happy I don't have to raise chickens
August 6, 2018 - 6:17am
July 22, 2018
Jenny Schlecht's daughter, Reanna, feeds Barbara Ann. The time and money it takes to care for an animal in need doesn't always make financial sense, but ranchers do it anyway. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek)
Yes, most in the livestock industry are 'doing it right'
July 22, 2018 - 2:51pm
July 9, 2018
Jenny Schlecht's daughter Reanna hangs on to her Rosie after getting showing the bottle calf at the Stustman County Fair on June 29, 2018. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Watching a kid grow up in 4-H
July 9, 2018 - 7:00am
June 11, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
The Sorting Pen: With barn cats, as with farming, optimism is needed
June 11, 2018 - 7:00am
May 14, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
It's amazing what a little rain can do for the land and the spirit
May 14, 2018 - 7:02am
April 30, 2018
Applejack, one of the "mane" characters on "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic," is a favorite with Jenny Schlecht's daughter, because she's a farm girl, too. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
My Little Pony and the representation of agriculture in media
April 30, 2018 - 7:02am
April 15, 2018
Snow piled up around the region shows on April 11 that it hasn't been the easiest of winters. But the snow always melts, eventually. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Commentary: Has this winter really been that bad?
April 15, 2018 - 7:20am
April 2, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
Commentary: Calving season is far from 'easy money'
April 2, 2018 - 6:00am
March 19, 2018
Is 'fake meat' competition for real meat?
March 19, 2018 - 7:14am
How healthy are the food options in your rural community?
February 19, 2018 - 6:30am
February 5, 2018
Saying yes to the farmer and the unplanned farm life
February 5, 2018 - 7:52am
January 21, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
January 21, 2018 - 9:23am
January 8, 2018
More and more, Cocoa has realized that spending time inside isn't so bad when the temperature drops. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek)
A good farm dog knows when it's time to come in from the cold
January 8, 2018 - 8:58am
December 11, 2017
A wooden folding fence is a great gift for the farm kid who can't keep his livestock (and other toys) in their pen. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek)
10 gift ideas for the farm families on your Christmas list
December 11, 2017 - 6:50am
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