Putting Up Hay

 Hay on the roadside,Hay in the ditch, We all make hay  But we never get rich. Daddy is a veteran.Think about that. Hard to get young men to care like that. Singin’ Songs, Songs goin’ South GriggsDakota bugs will…

The Mobile Mindshift – in Small Scale Agriculture

When I say we combine technology with tradition, many question. Many don’t think we use *enough* technology! Having dipped barely a toe into the mobile world, I picked up the book The Mobile Mindshift off of NetGalley and have been both puzzled and challenged. How can we use this technology? Many think agriculture is old […]

Daily Farmer July 17, 2014

Water, Rest, Shade Water, rest, shade. Three simple, yet important, words that headline the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s heat stress awareness campaign. Hot weather means the human body must… Read More! 10 Ways to Be More Self Sufficient –…

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Prevented Planting

 It hasn’t happened very often in GriggsDakota, but this Spring did not allow us to get all of our fields planted in a timely manner.Now that the season has begun to dry out, the weeds have begun to grow on the unplanted acres. I found corn c…

Water, Rest, Shade

Water, rest, shade. Three simple, yet important, words that headline the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s heat stress awareness campaign. Hot weather means the human body must work harder to keep cool, especially in high humidity. Outdoor workers are the most susceptible to heat illness, which can “range from heat rash and heat cramps to […]