Spring Grazing 2016

At this time last year our cows had been out on pasture for a little over a week. This year, …

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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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I’m Rolling, I’m Rolling, I’m Rolling on.

We’ve got our longstanding water woes pretty much licked around here. There are approximately 5400′ of new above-ground water lines …

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Tire Tank

Just a year or so before we sold our farm in Missouri we installed a couple of neat livestock water …

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Cows on Grass 2014

It’s here at last: time to put the cows out on pasture for the first time this year.  We even …

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Pigs in the Cornstalks

We’ve completed the last big fencing project of the year.  We quickly put up some temporary electric fence around all …

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The Cows: 2013

We went into our first year with pretty low expectations.  Better than having high expectations and being disappointed later, right? …

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Fall Fencing

A few days back we had our first killing freeze of the fall. The garden, all but the cole-crops, promptly …

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Cows on grass

We did it! It’s nearing the end of May, but we finally have cows out on grass. As I remarked …

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I Miss Fescue

I didn’t even know it, but as I was driving down the gravel-road to my parents farm in Missouri for …

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