NuTech Lifestyle Blog

Welcome to the NuTech Lifestyle blog. We talk about the NuTech Lifestyle a lot and this blog is a chance to explore what that really means—putting success, enjoyment and family at the center of all we do. We’ll cover lots of topics and share voices from many different contributors and perspectives. After all, there’s no one way to live the NuTech Lifestyle. It’s all about how each of us appreciates what makes farm life so special. Enjoy!

Planting Seeds of Health

Planting Seeds of Health

With all the rain we’ve had, when a sunny day pops out, farmers swarm to the fields. They’re racing the calendar to get everything in the ground – before Mother Nature’s next rainy downpour. That fast and furious pace (doesn’t it seem like it gets faster every year?)...

A wet spring: putting it into perspective

A wet spring: putting it into perspective

For some there were stories of the wet spring, for some there has been loss, and for most, there have been delays and concern.  What does late planting mean for the farm? Let's try and put it into perspective.  The cornbelt does not reach 50% planted by May 10th about...

It’s the lifestyle that makes the impression

It’s the lifestyle that makes the impression

Finally, we get to the field.  Alex on the field cultivator must have Wednesday afternoon off, Jenna has a softball game Thursday and there is rain in the forecast for Saturday.  Dad just pulled up alongside the field, wants to see how the new planter is working and...

Spring: a time to learn again

Spring: a time to learn again

Spring is inviting, spring is opportunity, spring is a time to give life. The intoxicating aroma of freshly turned soil, the blinding glare in the tractor cab from both sunrise and sunset. It is a time to relish being someone who puts a handful...