Monthly Archives: April 2012

Daily Farmer April 27, 2012

Find me in Feedstuffs and Just Farmers! As several may have noticed my blog posts have slowed down here on the Haley Farms blog. This is in part because things have been pretty busy around the far the last six months. For those that are… Read More! Department of Labor Pulls the Proposed Child Labor Regulations Tonight I received some news that made my day!  The kids and I were taking care of our cattle when I glanced down at my phone because I had a message.   I had to do a double take when I read the… Read More! The Girls… I went to visit yesterday and snapped this photo with my iPhone. After a mile long fencing project yesterday, which only involved getting 250 posts pounded into the ground, I haven’t the energy… Read More! Daily Farmer April 26, 2012 Wordless Wednesday Turkeys Read More! Beware Bad Advice Online So many people think if it’s in a book or online it’s the absolute truth. Please dear readers, THINK when you see… Read More! Continuing Spring The geese are feasting on the tender green Winter Wheat  as we wait for green to cover the rest of the world.Spring has been hot [...]

Seeding Barley Winds Down

 We have continued to seed barley.In many fields, the ground is too soft to drive the trucks and fill the drills. So they come back to the yard, or some other firm ground, where the task can be accomplished safely.  The truck above …

The Girls…

I went to visit yesterday and snapped this photo with my iPhone. After a mile long fencing project yesterday, which only involved getting 250 posts pounded into the ground, I haven’t the energy to share more this morning. Plus, I’m in charge of the chores today so I have to head to the corrals! Happy [...]

Daily Farmer April 26, 2012

Wordless Wednesday Turkeys

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Beware Bad Advice Online
So many people think if it’s in a book or online it’s the absolute truth. Please dear readers, THINK when you see something posted. I just saw a Facebook posting that alarmed…

Continuing Spring

The geese are feasting on the tender green Winter Wheat  as we wait for green to cover the rest of the world.Spring has been hot and cold rather than gradual and continuously warming. We are not expecting any more snow drifts, so the fence ca…

Beware Bad Advice Online

So many people think if it’s in a book or online it’s the absolute truth. Please dear readers, THINK when you see something posted. I just saw a Facebook posting that alarmed me no end. It talked of a string and Crisco being an emergency candle that will burn for 45 days, something repeated on [...]

Daily Farmer April 25, 2012

How to Roll Towels and Washcloths  I have always enjoyed walking into an elegant restroom and using a fresh washcloth as a hand towel. It is clean, fresh, and gets my hand completely dry. I decided to figure out how to do it at… Read More! Crowdsourcing, Expanding, Upgrading Upgrading is constant on many farms and in many businesses. If you stand still, even if you’re on the right road you’ll get run over! We’re looking back over the last year, looking… Read More! April Sandstorm In our area once you get North of US 24 soils start to get sandy. The terrain gets a little hilly in places, and the sandiest areas are often the highest. This year we didn’t perform any… Read More! Every Day is Earth Day on a Dairy Today, it’s popular for companies to prove they are “green”. Many marketing campaigns don’t center on the product being advertised, but how environmentally friendly or ethical the company is who… Read More! All covered in Poop. We had a cow bloat this morning. I don’t know if she ate to much last night, or just was laying the wrong direction for to long and the gases in [...]