2016 Crop Plans

We’ve just wrapped up our crop planning for the year, and here’s what it looks like. This year, at least …

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Grain Bin Build

You may remember back a year or so ago (I just barely remember it) when we snagged ourselves a free …

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Rye & Brassicas

So after we got all finished up harvesting our barley, we decided to put the big field (17 acres) into …

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First Barley Harvest

It doesn’t seem like it’s been over a week already, but time passes quickly on a farm this time of …

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Barley’s Up

The barley has sprouted, the barn and tree swallows have arrived, the grass is almost ready to graze and we …

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Field Map 2015

Two years into planting all of our own crops, and the acres devoted to row-crops are slowly but surely shrinking. …

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Spring Planting

Our “big” field (coming in at 17.5 acres) was dry enough to disc yesterday. You can just make out the …

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Heavy and Hanging

Wingardium Leviosa! This is our new (well, used) grain bin. An 18′ bin with a drying floor and unload auger …

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Planting Done

On Friday our neighbor Tim showed up with his new (old) grain drill and got all of our new pastures …

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Planting Season

Well it’s finally here. We never planted any of our fields last year, our first on the new farm. The …

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