Monthly Archives: May 2011

Spring Planting

Is done.  As mentioned in my last post we were pretty busy the last week and a half or so, but we managed to get everything finished yesterday.  Now we get a quick break and start cutting first crop hay … Continue reading

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Busy Busy Busy

I have been meaning to blog about spring planting, but have just been too busy!  We have been running pretty hard since last Tuesday, so the little time I haven’t been in the cab of a tractor or dealing with … Continue reading

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It has been this kind of spring so far: And no…this wasn’t me.  🙂 This was me trying to pull it out, also stuck: Our other big tractor was off working up another field a couple of miles away, so … Continue reading

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Variable Rate Technology

I will admit to being a bit of a closet technology nerd, particularly when it comes to automation.  One of my task since returning to the farm has been getting us involved in “precision farming.”  This technology has been exploding … Continue reading

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Everyone Likes a New Calf Picture

One thing that I forgot to mention in the last calf care posts was making sure that we feed new calves quality colostrum.  Every time that we milk a new “fresh cow” (a fresh cow is a cow that just … Continue reading

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