Author: William D. Gilmer

Spreading fertilizer and waiting for rain

The local co-op delivered a fertilizer buggy full of ammonia nitrate to our farm this morning, along with 900 pounds of 0-20-20 in bags. I spent most of the morning pulling the buggy across hayfields (still 3 more acres to go) while one of our employee…

Wordless Wednesday: planting corn

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It’s finally time to plant some corn!

It’s taken a while, but we’re finally making some progress in the corn fields. We’re only planting 45 acres of silage corn this year, but all of it will be in my great-uncle’s fields in the Yellow Creek Bottom.  Even though there hasn’t been much …