June 2015

Hilling Taters

We’ve been experimenting with hilling discs in our potato patch.  Last week we tried it, but the ground was wet and the weeds matted, so the discs were just lifting sheets and then dropping them back in place, slightly disturbed.  After a few (somewhat) dry days and some light rototilling along the rows, we used the discs again. It took several …

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Flower Fed Beef

I moved the cattle this evening into a particularly colorful pasture.  Except for the flies on the cattle, this evening has been idyllic with mild weather and bobolinks flitting all around.  At this time of year it is accurate to say that the cattle are as much flower-fed as grass-fed.  Maybe we could command higher prices if we sold …

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