Ah, blessed readers; they are heartwarming and hazardous, professional and profane, loving and loathing. Without them, I’m out of business; with them, I’m often hearing their business.
The rainy weather that has plagued farmers since the middle of May took a breather the last few days. Three or four days of sunshine and warm — but not hot — weather has perked up some corn and soybean fields.
Food dehydration is often overlooked as a method of food preservation, but it’s a super space saver and and keeps foods safe from spoilage and pests.
Things change. Plans. People. Paint. We have left our marks in other ways.
What do famous musicians Daniel Barenboim, Harry Connick, Jr., Billy Joel, Benjamin Britten, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Vladimir Horowitz, have in common with Gottlieb Daimler, German inventor of one of the first motor cars?
Having no rotation on your crops will absolutely exhaust your soils and limits its natural abilities to help your crops grow.
Amid rainy period, a reminder of acreage reporting dates.
Lots of opportunity to celebrate dairy and dairy products.
Summer cabin in Canada was the place to be.
In order to have a good handle on some of your production practices, you need to review your records on a regular basis.