To Ride or Drive is the Question?
Many Ranchers feel strongly that raising and working cattle demands a horse. Other Ranchers don’t even think twice about NOT owning a horse. Here at 3D Valley we have found a place for both models of “Horse” power.
Farm tasks such as moving portable fences, carrying tools to make repairs, checking water troughs, and sifting through the cattle each evening to keep the overall health of the herd in check, commands that of an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV). A job that a cattleman could tackle in 30 minutes on an ATV may take up to half a day on Read More
As most of you know 3D Valley Farm is a Family Affair! We’re raising the 3rd generation here on the farm and it continues to be a “Work in Progress.” In a World where technology has become a “filler” form of entertainment, in-between busing children from one event to the next; Life on the Farm provides a lot of fresh air and an ample amount of Space. Especially when it comes to raising the next Generation. Looking back, the barn always had a ladder which lead to a loft, where you would find a few gunny sacks, and some broken bales; And as kids, we Read More
I cringed when I heard the screen door open at full force, slamming the door frame up against the siding of the house. That sound would have made my Mother lose her mind! It was evident that the door would not outlast the abuse from my four children, and obvious to me that the boys were home from Baseball.
The thumping of cleats across the wood floor was different from the pitter patter of toddler toes, Hudson and Henry are now 6 and 7 years old. My boys were home and Hudson, hollering at the top of his lungs, announced that he got two big hits in the game. Henry Read More
You know that question you get asked 5,000 times a day when you have young children, “why?” Last week, we had a loyal customer pose the same question to us, “Why do you do, what you do?” they asked. And regardless of if it is my two year old child, a neighboring farmer, or a market customer, I have always felt everyone deserves an answer. Has anyone ever asked you why you chose a certain career path, or what’s your passion in life? I want to start off by saying here at 3D Valley Farm we are Absolutely Passionate about what we do! It’s so much Read More
It was February and I found myself sitting in a hospital at Kosair. Meryl and Kate were just nine months old and RSV had struck. Corey was home taking care of the boys, and I had befriended a nurse, whom I would come to love. Our casual conversations entailed “farm life,” and Sandy informed me that she bought her beef from a “Real Cowboy,” “No really,” she exclaimed, “he wears the hat and everything!” I grabbed my phone, scrolled through my pictures and said, “Does he look like this?” We both laughed and I attested, that the Marlboro Man was, in fact, my Father.
My Dad, “The Cowboy on the Read More