All work and no play just doesn't fly on the farm...at least, not with these kids around! Photos from our Farm Journal photo contest.
This is my granddaughter Carolyn and my grandson Bradley having fun at the farm on a cold winter's night.
I've Got My Boots On
Taking a break from helping Grandpa in the corn bin.
Janna Lang Stoker
Wagonload of Laughs
Sydney and Steven Nixon of Phoenix, Ariz., come to Grinnell, Iowa, every summer to visit grandparents. They have had their picture taken while on or beside this wagon every year. Submitted on behalf of Worthin and Maretta Grattan, Grinnell, Iowa.
Hanging with the Cows
Jaxson Wayne loves hanging out in the barn.
Outdoors and Loving It
Miss Annika, enjoying the farm fresh air.
Never leave a 10-year-old alone with a garden hose and dirt!
We spy a future ranch hand.
A little farmer shows off how tall his corn got.
Can't Wait to Show
Watching big brother at the fair.
My little farm helper.
Halloween fun on the farm! Both of the handmade costumes still get a lot of use playing around the farm. Who wouldn't want to dress up like a combine or corn!?
Audri Foster Burgess
A nap after a long day showing cattle at the Kansas State Fair.
Just Like Dad
A little boy whose role model is his daddy! He loves to help him on the farm!
Hand in Hand
Two farm kids take a walk on a sunny day.
Rebecca Fowler Andrew
Drink Your Milk
My cute nephew at our local fair!
Our newest employee!
Hello to the Pigs
Miss Charlee James checking on the pigs.
The Mud Was More Fun
Look what Johnny Ingram got into while we were vaccinating calves!
Hank enjoying the warm sun after helping daddy and uncle work on the farm equipment! Whitewater, WIis.
Sarah Olson Schmidt
Sisters and farm girls! Aubree and Kate enjoying a refreshing break on the farm.
Picking a Pumpkin
Reece picking out his pumpkin...
Reece Clinkenbeard feeding cows...his favorite thing to do!
Looks Good to Me, Dad!
Kaylee Kisky is enjoying inspecting her dad's soybean plant.
Kaylee Kisky scouting the corn fields with her dad.
Ready for Action
Boys just killin' time!
Our twin girls Alison and Gretchen helping feed the 4-H hogs.
Taking a fun muddy ride on a hot day!
Step Back in Time
This picture is full of rustic charm.
Cristy Felter Ferrin
Who's In There?
A farm kid peeks in on animal friends.
Here sits our 6-month-old Patrick Clark, playing with his first toy tractor while wearing his first pair of Carhartt bibs. For the time being, this tractor is just the right size. The Clark Family Farms, Whitestown, Ind.
What better to do under big open skies than fly a kite?
Summer Dixon Goldman
Diggin' in the dirt like Daddy!