Continuing Corn Harvest

Corn harvest has been continuing this week.We’ve switched out the flex heads on the combines for corn heads. The sharp points on the corn head fit between the corn rows. The stalks are forced to give up the cobs of corn which are funneled thr…

A Sawmill is Reborn

In July 2011, the Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) sawmill in Sonora reopened after a 2 year closure. Difficult economic conditions and the inability to secure enough logs from nearby National Forest lands to keep it running, where the primary reasons for closure in 2009. After Sonora closed, logs from SPI’s neighboring forestland had to be…