Syntex Industries is a manufacture of roll tarps and tarps for the AG Industry. Since late March, Syntex has been manufacturing masks and donating them to hospitals and care centers. There was a supply shortage of masks because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Syntex Industries decided to help out and began manufacturing masks. They followed state specifications on how a mask is to be made. So far over 1,000 masks have been donated. They plan on manufacturing more and have a stock supply in case there is a second round of Covid-19 in the fall. Syntex is glad they could ...


    6 cucumbers peeled and diced1 can Rotel diced tomatoes¼ cup apple cider vinegar1 pkg dry ranch seasoning packet1 medium red onion
    Mix all together. Serve cold with scoop chips.


    1 large zucchini, sliced thin & cut in half circles1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese4 tablespoons butter3 large cloves of garlic, minced1 small onion, sliced thin1/4 cup of beef broth1 cup cheese of your choice (I use mozzarella and Asiago mix)1/2 teaspoon of salt1/2 teaspoon pepper1/2 cup heavy cream
    In a large oven proof skillet, melt butter with the onions until lightly caramelized, then add in the fresh garlic and sauté for about 1 minute on medium heat.
    Add in the beef broth, salt, pepper and the heavy cream into the onion/garlic mixture and stir to combine.
    Allow it to slightly ...


    1 ¼ cups white sugar (or half white, half brown sugar)1 teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt2 cups all-purpose flour2 eggs, beaten1 cup sour cream3-4 cups diced rhubarb1 cup white sugar¼ cup butter, softened¼ cup all-purpose flourGround cinnamon, for dusting
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking dish.
    In a large bowl, stir together 1¼ cups sugar, baking soda, salt and 2 cups flour. Stir in the eggs and sour cream until smooth, then fold in the rhubarb. Pour into the prepared dish and spread evenly.
    In a smaller bowl, stir together the remaining 1 cup ...

  • Apple Pie Bread

    1 can apple pie filling, mashed1 yellow cake mix4 eggs, slightly beaten1 cup self rising flour1 Tbsp cinnamon1 medium chopped apple
    Heat oven to 325. Whisk all dry ingredients, add wet ingredients. Fold in apples. Pour in 2 greased loaf pans. Sprinkle sugar and cinnamon on top. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes.

  • Chief Agri Names Mark Kjar as General Manager

    (KEARNEY, NE: July 6, 2020)- DJ Eihusen, President/CEO of Chief Industries, announced Mark Kjar as the new President/General Manager of Chief Agri, headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska. 
    Kjar is going back to his roots where he began his career with Chief in 1998.  He advanced to Manufacturing Manager at Chief Fabrication in 2006, and promoted in 2010 to General Manager. 
    Chief Agri specializes in the design, manufacture, and sale of grain storage systems around the world.  As President/General Manager of Chief Agri, Kjar will provide the vision and leadership for global market growth, uphold high quality expectations, and satisfy ongoing consumer ...

  • How to Plan a Farm Wedding in 7 Easy Steps

    Planning a farm wedding? If so, congratulations! We know it’s exciting and overwhelming, but don’t be anxious. Weddings have lots of details but they’re all easy to manage with a little bit of planning and preparation. Below, we’ll explore how to plan the perfect farm wedding in just 7 easy steps!
    Set a budget accordingly
    First things first, before you do anything for your wedding you need to set a budget. This is extremely important because it will help you keep on track with expenses. You want to stay in tune to your finances throughout the entire planning process and ...

  • How to Name Your Farm - 5 Tips and Tricks

    Are you struggling to name your farm or ranch? If so, don’t stress out. With just a few simple steps, you’ll be well on your way to giving the farm a thoughtful, unique name that will suit you for years to come. 
    Naming a farm
    Before you give your farm a name, there are a few simple tips and tricks to keep in mind to help you come up with something creative, meaningful, and useful:
    Keep it short and simple
    First things first - keep your name short and simple. Giving the farm a name that is a mile long ...

  • Benefits of Shopping at Your Local Farmers Market

    Shopping at the grocery store is great. You can get virtually anything you want or need, all in one location. But are you getting the healthiest, freshest options available? Probably not. At grocery stores, you’re receiving goods that have been shipped from long distances, meaning they’re at least a week old by the time you get them home.
    At a farmers market, though, you’re getting fresh and healthy options that were hand picked by hard working people, harvested just hours before your pick them up. Want to learn more about the benefits of shopping at farmers markets? Keep reading below.

  • Why Dogs Are so Important for Running a Farm

    If you run a farm, then you are probably aware that it’s a lot of work. In fact, there is so much work to be done on a daily basis that it feels like you’ll never finish it all. If you’re overwhelmed, then you’ll be happy to know that there’s a solution to a lot of your problems - dogs. While there are certain breeds that work better than others, it still remains true that dogs are assets to farms these days. 
    Want to learn more about how dogs are so important for running a farm? If so, keep reading ...

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