Putting the “culture” in Agriculture

I just started reading the recently released book “The Now Revolution” by Jay Baer and Amber Naslund. One of the biggest things to hit me so far is the focus on how customers can use social interactions to get the sense of the “culture” of a business and gain insight into the values a company … Continue reading »

Market Corner

It’s almost here! Spring harvest is right around the corner at Long & Scott Farms. Please join us for the opening of Scott’s Country Market on April 29th. Come try our famous Scott’s Zellwood Sweet Corn along with a variety of other freshly h…

Dairy Exports – Who’s Consuming U.S. Dairy?

American dairy farmers are very productive. We produce enough milk in this country to supply consumers here and abroad. The appetite for American dairy products remains strong with 2010 being a record setter for U.S. dairy exports. Almost 13% of th…

Please don’t litter, it’s not only a farm but our office too!

Well, spring is here!  Currently it is thundering outside, with a forecast of snow and cold to follow…welcome to Minnesota in March!  With the warmer temps came a rapid thaw of our snow banks and drifts…the problem is the garbage that is …

Even-Aged Management…Why?

Clear cutting or even-age management is a controversial subject for some people who become concerned when they see openings in the forest. However, appearances can be deceiving.  Most trees don’t grow well in a shady forest. By opening up the forest and allowing the sun to hit the ground, we allow for the growth of young…

Photos, Private Property and Politics

There has been a fair amount of discussion recently over legislation being submitted across the country that would make it illegal for someone to photograph or shoot video on agricultural operations without the permission of the owner. Discussions on this type of legislation has been very polar, with folks either in full support or adamantly […]