Our weather here looks just like the pictures in the textbook sometimes.
Tyler and I spent some quality father-son time together today working on our new pasture fences and gate. First time we’ve done this, but it stayed up when we finished, so I guess we did it right!
Been a while since posting any updates… life’s been very full! The hay field is coming in fairly well, but where did all that buttonweed come from? I realize now I should have seeded much heavier than I did, but I was basing my rate on the last time I reseeded the field, and wasn’t thinking that I had the oats… Read more »
About ten of our fifteen acres is in crops each year, and last fall’s harvest was field corn. I had an epic plowing session with the 8N and a two-bottom plow, and then left the field “rough” over the winter to “mellow down,” which just means the freeze/thaw cycle breaks down and loosens the dirt, leaving it soft as butter in the spring…. Read more »
A beautiful snow fell over the weekend – it’s rare we get a snow with no wind where it floats down lazily and lays evenly across the landscape.
A short video taken as I plowed down ten acres of corn stubble this past fall (2011).