Category: Agchat

Daily Farmer July 4, 2013

Daily Farmer July 3, 2013 Wordless Wednesday Happy Trails…        Related Stories From the Branding Pen Wordless Wednesday   Read More! Happy Birthday America  Tomorrow we… Read More!

Daily Farmer July 3, 2013

Wordless Wednesday Happy Trails…        Related Stories From the Branding Pen Wordless Wednesday   Read More! Happy Birthday America  Tomorrow we will celebrate. The United States of America turns 237.Which means a chance for all of us to celebrate as Americans, in any way we choose.We may play with our puppy. Round… Read More! Daily Farmer July 2, 2013 Spreading, Spraying & Socializing Our farm was full of activity last week. In addition to the normal dairy work, we were busy hauling manure onto farm ground, spraying the corn to eliminate weeds… Read More!

Daily Farmer July 2, 2013

Spreading, Spraying & Socializing Our farm was full of activity last week. In addition to the normal dairy work, we were busy hauling manure onto farm ground, spraying the corn to eliminate weeds and hosting visitors.We transported… Read More! Half Gone Summertime This is a week that makes me just a little sad. I clearly remember my grandfather saying, ”Yah, when you get to the Fourth of July, you know Summer is half gone.” I was shocked. I… Read More! Still Feeling the Impacts of the 2012 Drought The drought of 2012 may be over but the impact from the drought is still being felt on our farm every day.  A lot of last year’s corn crop had aflatoxin in it.  As a result, we have… Read More! Daily Farmer July 1, 2013 Purge the Leafy Spurge Farmer Fred has been keeping the ditch bank mower going. Ditches need to be mowed in the Summertime. It makes the roads and trails safer by increasing visibility. Mown ditches… Read More!

Still Feeling the Impacts of the 2012 Drought

The drought of 2012 may be over but the impact from the drought is still being felt on our farm every day.  A lot of last year’s corn crop had aflatoxin in it.  As a result, we have to test … Continue reading

Daily Farmer July 1, 2013

Purge the Leafy Spurge Farmer Fred has been keeping the ditch bank mower going. Ditches need to be mowed in the Summertime. It makes the roads and trails safer by increasing visibility. Mown ditches are less attractive to… Read More! Daily Farmer June 30, 2013 Daily Farmer June 29, 2013 Friday Sunset Who doesn’t love a sunset? Here’s a beautiful one tonight in northwest Alabama. Read More! Daily Farmer June 28, 2013 A Picture, With Words…… Read More!

Daily Farmer June 30, 2013

Daily Farmer June 29, 2013 Friday Sunset Who doesn’t love a sunset? Here’s a beautiful one tonight in northwest Alabama. Read More! Daily Farmer June 28, 2013 A Picture, With Words… On a bright summer day,… Read More!

Daily Farmer June 29, 2013

Friday Sunset Who doesn’t love a sunset? Here’s a beautiful one tonight in northwest Alabama. Read More! Daily Farmer June 28, 2013 A Picture, With Words… On a bright summer day, perched atop my faithful, chestnut steed, Dino, the wind blows warm and steady. At a trot we head North, down the cow trail; my eyes scanning the… Read More!

Daily Farmer June 28, 2013

A Picture, With Words… On a bright summer day, perched atop my faithful, chestnut steed, Dino, the wind blows warm and steady. At a trot we head North, down the cow trail; my eyes scanning the beautiful landscape. To the… Read More! An Afternoon with the Ag Analyst Getting the mail is a very important job on the farm.The Ag Analyst is certain that she can get it by herself.Hmm, she looks for another way in. Finding none, she continues the battle. Just… Read More! Daily Farmer June 27, 2013 Barley in the Boot The dark green color and the wide leaves indicate a healthy barley field. When the softness of the leaves gives way to a spiked appearance in the barley field, it is time to check… Read More!

Daily Farmer June 27, 2013

Barley in the Boot The dark green color and the wide leaves indicate a healthy barley field. When the softness of the leaves gives way to a spiked appearance in the barley field, it is time to check the boot.Farmer… Read More! No Flyswatters, No Fences Many moons ago there was an apparently before their time organization called AWARE – Animal Welfare, Agriculture Rights & Education. Not very many people really supported it as kennel… Read More! Daily Farmer June 26, 2013 Wordless Wednesday        Related Stories From the Branding Pen The Pretty Light Wordless Wednesday   Read More! Winter Wheat is Heading After a long hard… Read More!

Daily Farmer June 26, 2013

Wordless Wednesday        Related Stories From the Branding Pen The Pretty Light Wordless Wednesday   Read More! Winter Wheat is Heading After a long hard battle, our Winter Wheat is heading. Last Fall was dry, which diminished the opportunity for the plants to establish. Winter lacked snow cover to protect the wheat during the… Read More! Farm Week in Pictures 06/23/2013 Farm Week in Pictures has us on the farm, but by week’s in end I was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Check it out! Stick in the MudHappy Monday! It’s really in there.  You… Read More! Daily Farmer June 25, 2013 Making Learning about Agriculture Fun We host tour groups at our farm with the goal of providing a unique and fun experience. Visitors tour our farm to watch the cows milking, gointo the barn to see… Read More!