Sail in With New Tasks For the World

Posted on December 23, 2013 in
Regardless of the challenges you may have faced this past year, we hope this holiday season greets you with peace in your heart and good cheer in your home.  And we wish you strength, health and hope for all 2014 may bring.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   "New Year" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

To Our Veterans – Thank You

Posted on November 11, 2013 in
Originally established as Armistice Day following World War I, Veterans Day is “a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.” Take a moment today, November 11, to consider the freedoms you enjoy as an American and remember that those freedoms were

A Prayer in Spring

Posted on March 29, 2013 in
As many of us celebrate Easter this weekend, we pause to appreciate the approaching spring and the opportunities it holds for agriculture. To our farmers, we thank you for reminding us what it means to work hard every day, guided by our values, to find new and better ways to produce the world’s safest, most

Pray, ‘Love Among Mankind and Peace on Our Earth’

Posted on December 24, 2012 in
For those of us whose lives are firmly planted in agriculture, being thankful for our blessings can be an easy thing to do.  A long night in the barn pays off with the birth of a new heifer calf.  A rush of springtime planting eventually leads to a fall harvest.   A halter-breaking battle with the

A Day to Simply Be Thankful

Posted on November 21, 2012 in
Big meals, traveling, hunting, football, parades and more.  We associate a lot of different things with Thanksgiving.  But when you think about it, tomorrow really has just one purpose:  It’s a day to simply be thankful.  Although we can find a million ways to overfill each moment of the day, the only thing we really

Today We Honor Our Veterans

Posted on November 11, 2011 in
It is Veterans Day.  Today we remember those who have served our country, those who have worked tirelessly to protect the freedoms of fellow citizens they’ll never know, those who have returned home to continue making a difference, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. They are our family, our friends and our neighbors. 

Respecting Sacrifices and History This Holiday Week

Posted on July 5, 2011 in
By Marjorie Stieve I’ve taken on a task and set a deadline of having it completed by this Christmas.  I’ve been working on it over the last couple of years and have been making progress – albeit too slowly.  I’m hoping that setting a deadline will help. The task is to take the next step

Vita Plus is Proud to Thank Farmers!

Posted on November 2, 2010 in
The history behind the blog As an employee-owned livestock feed and nutrition company, we are proud to serve progressive agriculturists throughout the Midwest with cutting-edge technology, nutritional expertise and customized solutions.  We recognize the years of research and toil that have helped us to better produce an abundant food supply for today’s consumers.  We are