Author: Jane Lukens

On a Clear Day We Can See Forever

 Where is Forever? Is it time or space?Maybe it is the time it takes for Spring to take hold.  Maybe forever is found in the space between the land and the heavens.Or Forever might be the distance to the edge of the world. In Griggs…

On a Clear Day We Can See Forever

 Where is Forever? Is it time or space?Maybe it is the time it takes for Spring to take hold.  Maybe forever is found in the space between the land and the heavens.Or Forever might be the distance to the edge of the world. In Griggs…

GriggsDakota April Garden

We have experienced a Spring setback this season in GriggsDakota. Some rain has fallen and with it came cold, wind, and a few snow squalls. Field work is at a stand still.So I have been tending the Spring garden. It consists of the starter plants in th…

GriggsDakota April Garden

We have experienced a Spring setback this season in GriggsDakota. Some rain has fallen and with it came cold, wind, and a few snow squalls. Field work is at a stand still.So I have been tending the Spring garden. It consists of the starter plants in th…

Barley by the Banks of Beaver Creek

 The land is large in GriggsDakota. The tractor and drill in the distance appear tiny on the photo above.In truth the tires on the tractor are about six feet in diameter. It is a big rig when the Case IH 485  is pulling the 40 foot Concord Ai…

Barley by the Banks of Beaver Creek

 The land is large in GriggsDakota. The tractor and drill in the distance appear tiny on the photo above.In truth the tires on the tractor are about six feet in diameter. It is a big rig when the Case IH 485  is pulling the 40 foot Concord Ai…

The First Spot of Green: Shepherd’s Purse

 In GriggsDakota we live in a weedy world.  So it is not surprising that the first spots of green in the field are weeds. These are shepherd’s purse, a winter annual.  They are in the mustard family and grow from seeds, ge…

The First Spot of Green: Shepherd’s Purse

 In GriggsDakota we live in a weedy world.  So it is not surprising that the first spots of green in the field are weeds. These are shepherd’s purse, a winter annual.  They are in the mustard family and grow from seeds, ge…

Spring Brings Calves and the Ag Analyst

The Ag Analyst has been out checking on the new calves.  The girl was not born in a barn, does not live near a barn, but never passes up an opportunity to visit a barn.  These two are bottle calves and the Ag Analyst is especially d…

Spring Brings Calves and the Ag Analyst

The Ag Analyst has been out checking on the new calves.  The girl was not born in a barn, does not live near a barn, but never passes up an opportunity to visit a barn.  These two are bottle calves and the Ag Analyst is especially d…