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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.

Farm Diaries

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…

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Hauling hay in North Carolina

Hauling hay, scouting corn and beans, grinding corn and running around like a wild woman. Another few days in the…

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Raking and rolling: Second cut hay

Finally! Second cut hay is raked and baled. I’m taking you along for the bumpy, sometimes wild ride. Enjoy! And…

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Coyotes, cows and corn

Scouting corn, chasing coyotes, watching for beavers, moving cows, frying burgers and sharing some farm and family history. This one…

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Splash pads, tractor cleaning, and frying corn

This week I joined my kids on the splash pad, attempted to clean my tractor, realised our calves still need…

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Farmer Meredith: Second-cut hay is down

We finally got much-needed rain. I decided to make a tomato pie, proceeded to cut my finger, arm wrestle my…

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Rock-picking and mule-riding in North Carolina

Last week we picked rocks, watched an awesome storm (as it rolled on by), celebrated the 4th of July and…

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Summer rolls on in North Carolina

Rollin’ on with the randomness of summer…and one really bumpy ride. Feeding cows minerals, sharing another kitchen hack, creek time,…

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Scouting fields and shipping calves in North Carolina

Last week we had the opportunity to learn more about Farmers Edge FarmCommand field scouting technology and we shipped a…

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Cows and blackberry cobbler

Last weekend was busy! We shored up our cattle working pen, weaned some more calves, ground some more corn and…

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Grinding corn and baking ‘blueberry dump cake’

Sometimes you gotta just farm it. Because sometimes I forget I can do things on my own, until I try….

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From pond to plate: A southern fried fish tale

Last week we took a day off to go fishing as a family. Then I made a mess frying the…

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Farm truck cleaning, short rib and sweet tea hacks

I finally cleaned my truck (well…sorta), shared how I cook my short ribs and how I keep our house hydrated…

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“It finally rained y’all” in North Carolina

It finally rained y’all..and we needed it. Feeding cows, talking about snakes, making burgers, sharing a love for butter and…

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Seeding, tank farming and first-gen fun with Meredith

Meredith gets busy with seeding pearl millet for hay, cutting down trees, pulling tanks (just a little nervous). She says:…