• Jessica Lavicky

    Ah, So That's How They Do It

    The Fence Post

     by Jessica Lavicky
     on August 11, 2014

    This time of year is always exciting for me. It might be the winding down of summer and the coming of fall which means yet another birthday to celebrate. Maybe it's volleyball season kicking in and time to dust off the gym shoes. But for the next two months, the excitement mix with a little chaos, is the preparation of the upcoming Farm Progress Show. For almost a month now, I have paid a visit once-a-week to the show site to capture the setup of tents and buildings, landscaping and well…

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  • Jessica Lavicky

    On The Road Again - Headed West!

    The Fence Post

     by Jessica Lavicky
     on September 9, 2013

    It's that time of year again where my coworkers hardly see me in the office and where I spend more time living out of a suitcase and walking from one farm show to the next. Okay, I can't literally walk from one show to the other, but if sure feels like it. June started off with the prelim Hay Expo in Waukon, Iowa. That was the first test of the year to get me ready for the months ahead. Somewhere between the Hay Show and today I lost a few days. 67 to be exact. I was just…

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    When It Comes To Mother Nature, All Control Goes Out The Window

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     by Jessica Lavicky
     on May 29, 2013

    Knowing you have no control in a situation can be daunting. It's not the normal way I like things to roll in my life. I like having a say so and help in making the decisions. So when mother nature decides to go on a waterworks kick and grace the Midwest with inches and inches of rain - you learn to make adjustments to your plans. One of the many lessons from this spring I can take with me is always have a backup plan. Even if that backup plan is to have no plan at all. This past week…

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