Author: Brian

Pork Loin on Pit Barrel Cooker

I’m not a chef by any means, but I do love good food.  Actually cooking isn’t really even a hobby of mine, but that may change after eating this pork loin from my new Pit Barrel Cooker.  Our friends have one of these cookers, and after spending Labor Day weekend eating from theirs I put […]

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Corn Sidedress Nitrogen Rate Test

Fertilizing corn is one of the largest expenses on our farm, and Nitrogen (N) is the biggest contributor to that cost.  Over that last few seasons we have changed our N program quite a bit with goals of improving corn yield, more effective application timing, and reducing costs. In recent years we have stepped away […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 11/22/2014

Our first full week post-harvest has passed on the farm.  This is about the time of year people start wondering just what it is farmers do in the winter.  Keep up with my Farm Week in Pictures series throughout the winter to see what keeps us occupied in the coming months. Cleanup Time The time […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 11/15/2014

It’s over!  Harvest is done on this farm.  While it was time to be done with all the wet weather and winter showing up early late in the week I always wish there was another acre to work in the field.  There are a few more since we have moved on to fall tillage.  Follow […]

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Keep Calm and Farm on!

So yeah.  It’s September 30th, 2013 and there’s talk of a government shutdown at midnight tonight if Congress doesn’t pull it together.  Also the Farm Bill (which is really just a continuation of the old bill because Congress can’t manage to even get a Farm Bill done once every 5 years!) expires tonight. BUT! The […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 09/28/2013

It’s harvest time on the farm!  I told you it was probably going to start this week!  Let’s get to it! They’re all Here! New toys finally arrived to the farm on Monday just before harvest commenced on Tuesday.  Here we have a new (to us) combine and my awfully close to new truck.  I […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 09/21/2013

It’s almost time to reap what we’ve sown on the farm this year.  But not quite.  We’ll start harvesting next week at least a little bit if not all out.  This past week we’ve checked on the maturing crop, sealed up grain bins, and prepped our equipment.  Take a look! Corn from Above I always […]

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Wordless Wednesday

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Farm Week in Pictures 09/14/2013

We are gearing up for harvest in this week’s farm pictures.  We are still maybe two weeks away from harvest, but we have a lot of prepping to do between now and then.  One thing we will need before harvest is a combine and a head to cut soybeans with.  You might recall we traded […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 08/31/2013

Before you know it Farm Week in Pictures is going to have a change of scenery.  It’s the last day of August which means tomorrow is the first day of …

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