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About Meredith Bernard

Meredith is a farmer, wife and mama to two living and working with her family on a beef cattle farm in North Carolina. She believes in the power of life stories and enjoys sharing her own through her pen and lens.

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Bringing it home: Soybean harvest wrap-up

Our soybean harvest is done and even the farmer got excited for a change! It didn’t happen without a few…

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One step forward, two steps back: Soybean harvest day 2

Sometimes (a lot of times) it’s one step forward, two steps back…BUT forward is forward! Stay tuned to see how…

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A good run of bad luck: Soybean harvest day one

We finally started soybean harvest! Well, kinda. Watch to see how far we got and stay tuned for what’s hopefully…

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‘This Farm Wife’ in North Carolina…mechanic?

Try not to smile watching a newborn calf attempting to stand for the first time…and try not to judge my…

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Meredith on farm in North Carolina: Will it all go up in smoke?

Finally working on Gertie the Gleaner and was afraid she might go up in smoke. Then it felt like everything…

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When things go wrong: Saving a calf

Sometimes things don’t go as we hope or wish, but we make the best of bad situations. In this video…

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The final cut: Rolling out of hay and corn bins

I lied to y’all. We weren’t done with hay, but now we are! And I climbed in and out of…

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Meredith preps for corn harvest in North Carolina

Hey y’all! Lots happening here this week! Check out our corn harvest prep and then go see my new online…

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Corn harvest 2019: Meredith attempts to drive her combine

Finally! The Gleaner combine got to go to work harvesting corn (for real). I really tried to drive it and…

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Making hay again โ€“ third cutting in North Carolina

The last few days have been busy raking, baling and making third cutting hay, feeding calves and moving cows. Stay…

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She did it y’all โ€“ Meredith’s gleaner harvesting success

Well, she did it y’all. The gleaner’s test run harvesting corn was a success. And I cried. Imagine that. ๐Ÿ™ƒHope…

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Meredith in North Carolina: Will the combine crank?

Well…here it is. Watch to see if we got the gleaner combine to crank. ๐Ÿ™‚And stay tuned to see if…

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Meredith hits the toolbox to ‘gut’ the gleaner combine

Five full days of this farm wife learning to fix a combine…as I’m referring to “gutting” the Gleaner. Well, my…

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The corn is gone: Meredith in North Carolina

It’s been a year since we filled the barn with picked corn, and the corn is finally gone! But now…

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Making cow chow: Corn silage part 2

Part 2 of our 2019 Corn Silage Harvest is up! The corn is in the silage pit, covered and ready…

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The Silage Shuffle

Taking you through the corn silage making process! Prep, chopping, hauling and packing. Part one of two. Thanks for being…