Dust In My Coffee

Loving my life as a woman in agriculture one sip at a time

Agriculture is everyone’s culture so when we celebrate Ag Day on March 24th everyone is welcome to the table.  Many people picture a barn, a tractor, maybe a field of corn,   vegetables at a Farmer’s Market or farm animals when they think of agriculture.  Agriculture is much more than those of us planting crops and …

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Happy New Year!  Yes, even though the holiday celebrations are over I am still wishing each of you happiness throughout this New Year.  I have always loved the beginning of a new year.  We are almost forced to reflect on where we’ve been and where we are going.  The crossing over from one year into …

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     It is quite a blessing to be part of a family that has taken care of the same farm for 100 years.  Steve’s great-grandfather, Lorenz Ruskamp, purchased land that included a house on February 27, 1914.  Lorenz and his wife, Elizabeth Kampschneider had five boys including Steve’s grandfather, Joseph.  Lorenz farmed northwest of Dodge …

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