Month: March 2015

Heat Stress in Poultry

As an outdoor operation, there is little we can do to control the weather. Our birds have shelters to go into, a place that is dry but in cold weather and heat they are not in a climate controlled barn. Some would say they should be, but when farms DO have climate controlled barns then […]

Daily Farmer March 5, 2015

To The Cowards Behind Farm Attacks Sometimes agriculture, on any level, is hard. It’s unpleasant, it’s discouraging, it’s enough to make adults shed tears when animals are lost. Even “just livestock”… Read More! Daily Farmer March 4, 2015 Short Thoughts…

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To The Cowards Behind Farm Attacks

Sometimes agriculture, on any level, is hard. It’s unpleasant, it’s discouraging, it’s enough to make adults shed tears when animals are lost. Even “just livestock” – be it meat rabbits, chicks, calves, steers…we all have stories. When the heat goes out on a batch of chicks and some die it leaves a hole in the […]

Daily Farmer March 4, 2015

Short Thoughts Read more → Read More! Daily Farmer March 3, 2015 March is here Every Monday we welcome our daughter Kirsti to blog from her home in Western North Dakota’s oil patch.My calendar tells me it’s March. New life…

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Daily Farmer March 3, 2015

March is here Every Monday we welcome our daughter Kirsti to blog from her home in Western North Dakota’s oil patch.My calendar tells me it’s March. New life will soon begin to bloom.The view from my window though… Read More!…

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Time to make Starter Pots

March is a month of optimism. We have experienced more Winter days than we have left to face this season. Farmer Fred had been putting plans in place for the season ahead. With commodity prices down and margins narrow, penciling in a profit for the com…

Time to make Starter Pots

March is a month of optimism. We have experienced more Winter days than we have left to face this season. Farmer Fred had been putting plans in place for the season ahead. With commodity prices down and margins narrow, penciling in a profit for the com…

March is here

Every Monday we welcome our daughter Kirsti to blog from her home in Western North Dakota’s oil patch.My calendar tells me it’s March. New life will soon begin to bloom.The view from my window though tells a different story. The world remains frozen in…

March is here

Every Monday we welcome our daughter Kirsti to blog from her home in Western North Dakota’s oil patch.My calendar tells me it’s March. New life will soon begin to bloom.The view from my window though tells a different story. The world remains frozen in…