• Jessica Lavicky

    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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  • Jessica Lavicky

    From Farm Show To Rock Fest

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     by Jessica Lavicky
     on May 13, 2013

    Ever wonder what the grounds at the Farm Progress Show look like after the show is over and everyone has gone home? Usually it takes a few weeks for the few remaining pieces to be removed off the property, but after that, the show site is a ghost town. That is, except for this past Friday night. I was on my way up to Boone, Iowa on Friday afternoon when I got a text from my boyfriend reminding me that Lazerfest (a hard-rock and heavy-metal concert) was going on. He kindly reminded me of…

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  • Jessica Lavicky

    May Day Brings May Flowers…And Snow?

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     by Jessica Lavicky
     on May 1, 2013

    Mother Nature is taunting us once again by bringing spring like days of 60s and 70 degree weather for a week, and then dropping a few 40s and 30 degree days and now a snow day. Colorado, Wyoming and the Midwest are seeing a round of wet snow. Some farmers were able to get into the fields, but not for long. In other news around the Nation: The Natural Resources Conservation Service's Conservation Stewardship Program will provide $175 in funding for up to 12.6 million additional…

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