July 2016

Goings On

There’s a whole lot of everything going on these midsummer days so it’s hard to focus on any one thing happening. Livestock work continues apace as garden work transitions from planting and weeding to harvesting.  AJ and Harry brought in a few wagon loads of garlic.  Now that they are both big enough to drive the

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Last Hay Down

‘Round these parts, perennial hayfields are good for only two cuttings each year.  Three cuttings are possible if you are lucky or if you make baleage, but we don’t have much experience with luck or baleage. We only take the first cutting for winter feed.  We buy in the remaining hay needs from neighbors and use what would

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