Yearly Archives: 2015

Can Being With Cows Boost Your Immunity?

cow no girl in backgroundIt is said that over 300 years ago, milk maids whose job it was to milk the family cows were immune to smallpox, a deadly epidemic at the time. It eventually took the work of British farmer Benjamin Jesty to … Read more

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Farming: Some Food For Thought

America's Farmers

Did you know America’s farmers support 24 million jobs? U.S. farmers supply 41.56% of the world’s corn! Here’s a look into the impact America’s farmers have:


  • There are 90 million acres of land planted to corn in the U.S.,
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How Do Farmers Get Ready for the Winter?

hull-o farms winter vacations

While the weather is cooler and the leaves have changed colors, farmers are busy at work getting ready for winter. Even when temperatures drop, the work on the farm does not slow down. Now is the time to prepare livestock … Read more

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What to Do at Hull-O Farms This Winter

While it can sometimes be a dreary season, winter brings beauty, tranquility and relaxation to Hull-O Farms. The winter is the time when work on the farm winds down, the cows have gone into the pastures and the holiday season … Read more

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5 Traits of a Good Farmer

5-traits-of-a-good-farmerAny farmer will tell you, especially Farmer Frank, that anyone can farm, but not everyone can be a farmer. There are certain traits that are necessary to have as a farmer that most people don’t possess.


  1. Patience: Farmers tend
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