Category Archives: Crops

The “farming the land” part of our dairy farm

The babies of 2016

Hello readers. Once again it’s been awhile. I always hope to blog about once a week, and my intentions brew until suddenly I have fourteen things to write about and another month has quickly slipped by. At least I’m not … Continue reading

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End of the Season

Sometimes you are tired, and words don’t always come out right. See example below:       Did you know that these tasty green bites are named after the Belgian city?  Our garden is mostly empty of produce now, but we … Continue reading

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Silage is like Sauerkraut

Silage is like sauerkraut. And around here we’re making both this fall! In case you aren’t familiar, here’s an earlier post of mine about silage. If you don’t feel like clicking through, I’ll just tell you corn silage is made by chopping … Continue reading

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“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

Fall is awesome. I’m pretty sure I’ve always thought so. As a school kid and even as a teen I liked the rhythm of going back to school, and as a farm kid I knew the importance and beauty of … Continue reading

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Photography and Farming

For the past few days we’ve been “in the field.” That expression sounds straight forward to me, but it might not be clear if you haven’t grown up on a farm. Whether it’s planting season, harvest, or any type of … Continue reading

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