Monthly Archives: July 2012

Drought 2012

Well, it has been an interesting year for crops so far.  Not all that long ago we were hauling sand for the new barn, and were swimming in mud.  Well it pretty much hasn’t rained since.  Had you told me … Continue reading

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Punk Rock Heifer

There is one in every crowd! Actually the yellow plastic thing clipped into her nose it to keep her from sucking on other cows.  From time to time a heifer will feel the need to still try to nurse on … Continue reading

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Zoie Fix It!

Zoie has learned that if things are in the shop they need fixing!  One of the choppers is in the shop getting some work done right now, so she asked if “Tractor broken?”  I gave her a wrench and she … Continue reading

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3rd Crop Hay and Drought.

We chopped third crop hay this week.  I had a little helper for a little while while I was cutting: In her words: “Zoie FARMER!”  Also we were “tutting haay.”  🙂 I shot some videos while cutting hay and packing … Continue reading

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Dog days of summer

My dog’s favorite way to beat the heat: (This chair sits right in front of the air conditioner) Not a lot of excitement on the farm these days, just trying to stay cool!  Of course work continues on the barn: … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

A holiday today so it was a slow day here, just the necessary work was done, so everybody could spend the day keeping cool, it was nearly 100 here so we all suffered, cows and people alike. Something that has … Continue reading

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Oh wow do things change…

So the first week is in the books so figured I would quickly share some thoughts and impressions from that. It has been 12 years since I was last involved with the day to day operation of the farm so … Continue reading

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