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  • The Hays County Food Bank

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    This semester the agency that I chose to work closely with is the Hays County Food Bank. This is a private nonprofit agency that distributes food to the people who are truly struggling to make ends meet. There is currently no longer a social worker at the food bank, but I did interview my two supervisors. I worked closely with my two supervisors, Jason and Chadwic, while both work for this nonprofit agency and both have a bachelor’s degree, they have very different backgrounds and experiences. The

  • Narrative Essay On Emergency Driving

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    It was just a typical day on the Poster farm, a warm breeze blew the smell of hay across the land, the holstein cows bellered in the barn, and the sun shined down on a beautiful June day. Donna and Greg lived in Royalton for about six years with their two children, Nicole (Nikki) and Andrew (Andy). They had an everyday routine down, every now and then something would come up and the routine would change. Donna provided all of the meals, was a hardworking farmer, gave all of the advice and love anyone

  • Sexism Of Curley's Wife

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    Curley’s wife - a flirtatious, mysterious women in the novel. She is the only women that is described by Steinbeck in the novel. How we call her- “Curley’s wife” shows that she is just a possession of Curley. And the others names that George and Candy had given to her are “looloo; jailbait; tart”; these names show how badly she was treated in the ranch particularly and the sexism in American society in 20s - 30s generally. She was first appeared in chapter 2, when she’s standing at the the door

  • Personal Narrative: It's Time To Stay In The Barn

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    than thrilled with me being near its buffet of freshly decapitated dead poultry. I startled and yelled, “What the hell!” I wasn’t expecting anything but a cat so it caught me off guard. This must have scared the raccoon because it leaped out of the hay and charged me. I instinctively dropped the flashlight I was carrying and hit the raccoon on the head with the broom. It let out a shriek and scurried towards the barn door, but for some reason decided to just stand there without exiting. My heart was

  • Haybine Descriptive Writing

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    Every Time after your done cutting hay, you have a lot left to do. First of all, you have to pressure wash it off. With going through all of those gopher mounds, the haybine gets really jammed packed with hard dirt and clay and rocks. This by itself takes at least an hour to get done because there is hay in all the nooks and crannies of the haybine also, so you have to find the hay and try to blow it out. This is actually a lot harder than it sounds, just take

  • Liabilities of Owning a Farm

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    a 56 pound bag. (Seedland) Now corn is more costs a little more than alfalfa but a farmer can’t just feed their livestock corn silage. Most dairy farmer feed their cows a diet of a small percent of silage and then a larger percent of alfalfa hay. Alfalfa hay is used for many things such as for feeding livestock. Most alfalfa seed costs $349.00 for a 50 pound bag. (Seedland) To cover an acre of land it takes 20 pounds of seed. The reason why is because 60% of the alfalfa seed never

  • Diet And Management Of Horses : Equine Metabolic Syndrome ( Ems )

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    Introduction A topic that interests me in relation to the overall health, diet and management of horses is Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) also known as Insulin Resistance in horses. EMS is insensitivity to insulin created by stored glucose in the horse’s body. The Equine nutrition course has raised my understanding of how the current feeds and forage we utilize for the modern equine can place our horses at risk for developing EMS. This risk can be lowered and possibly

  • A Short Story

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    Mr. Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the night, but was too drunk to remember to shut the pop-holes. With the ring of light from his lantern dancing from side to side, he lurched across the yard, kicked off his boots at the back door, drew himself a last glass of beer from the barrel in the scullery, and made his way up to bed, where Mrs. Jones was already snoring. As soon as the light in the bedroom went out there was a stirring and a fluttering all through the farm buildings

  • Persuasive Essay On Wild Horses

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    Wild horses are something that most people know about, at least to an extent. To many they are the embodiment of the word “freedom”, they are creatures that have been around for centuries roaming free in the mountains and wilderness, pretty much left unchecked except by their natural predators. Gorgeous, majestic, and full of spirit are words that can all be used to describe wild horses and pictures of them make great desktop backgrounds and calendars that show a peaceful and wonderful view of nature

  • Descriptive Essay On Trail Rides

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    Trail rides are a lot of fun and it is even more so when where you go is beautiful. However, when people do not know what they are doing horses can be dangerous.     Over the summer I had gone to visit Claireville Ranch in Brampton, Ontario. The ranch is located close to the city and is a place people go to get away. They offer riding lessons, pony rides, and trail rides. You may also go for hikes and walk your dog.     The main area and parking is set a little way off the main road, which makes

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