Building a Grain Bin

Most often, when you think of grain farming in GriggsDakota, you think of the land.But along with the farmland, We use the grain farming process.The season in GriggsDakota is short. Much of the process of farming is about time management.&nbs…

Ladybugs from Charlotte

Last week we met Bryce’s little friend, Charlotte, for a play date and she came bearing gifts.  Bryce’s face lit UP when he realized the container she handed him was filled with ladybugs……his own pet ladybugs!

They’re pre-fed and …

Recycling on the Farm

Farmers do a lot of recycling.  It’s amazing sometimes how much scrap metal we seem to come up with in a year.  Between used up sweeps, points, discs, chains, and more from field equipment to stuff that has become junk … Continue reading

The Boys Adventures on the Farm

One of the great perks of being dairy producers is raising our family on the farm. There are fascinating adventures all around. Garrett and Lad take a moment to chat…………Jack telling his Dad about what he’s going to try next……….. Ther…

View from the planter

This is a view from the tractor.  We are currently planting corn into last years soybean stubble.  This is a no-till field.  We are using GPS guidance on the tractor to steer through the field.  All seed is prescription based on prior years data and our ability to irrigate. Irrigated ground is planted at 34,000 […]

Lessons Learned While Wearing a Tie

In GriggsDakota there is a boy who has many lessons to learn. Sometimes the boy learns lessons while wearing a uniform.And sometimes with practice. Or by listening and observing. He has learned some lessons the hard way. Lessons wer…