Daily Farmer September 13, 2011

Farm Updates September 12 We don’t do an endless listing of what happened daily on the farmstead but at the same time there are those who look for updates! Sometimes it gets so busy it seems “nothing… Read More! The Aftermath of the Birds Point Levee Breach In May I blogged about the US Army Corps of Engineers causing intentional breaches in the Birds Point Levee in Southeast Missouri.  The land that was protected by this levee produces enough food to… Read More! The Aftermath of the Birds Point Levee Breach In May I blogged about the US Army Corps of Engineers causing intentional breaches in the Birds Point Levee in Southeast Missouri.  The land that was protected by this levee produces enough food to… Read More! Spaghetti Squash and Pork Sausage Bake-Hunk of Meat Monday It is squash time! I formed a simple yet tasty recipe using the spaghetti squash and Zweber Farms ground pork. Continue reading → Read More! Treasures, History, Legend Spark Rural Reality Shows The Iowa Farm Bureau’s “Renew Rural Iowa” initiative covers a lot of entrepreneurial territory, recognizing farmers and associated businesses that have turned ingenuity into commercial success… Read More! First Family Friday This past summer has been […]

Caught up, milk’s up, and back to harvesting

We took a break from harvesting silage last week to catch up on some other jobs around the dairy farm. Although Monday was pretty much a washout thanks to Tropical Storm Lee and its nearly 7″ of rain (much needed, by the way), we did fit in a lot of wo…

Visit our Dairy this Fall

We’re opening our farm to visitors six Saturdays this fall. Come on over for a visit September 17, 24 or October 1, 8, 15, 22. We’re open from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Admission is $5/person (children under 2 are free) and parking is free.  We’re ad…

Corn Inspection and Analysis

Enjoying the warmest, driest, stretch of weather all season, our corn is happy.We inspected and analyzed its progress.The birds have been gathering for corny banquets.We planted our corn with a seed population of 32,000 seeds per acre this year.That is…

Farm Updates September 12

We don’t do an endless listing of what happened daily on the farmstead but at the same time there are those who look for updates! Sometimes it gets so busy it seems “nothing happens” and yet changes are many! Challenges are more so and coming into fall the push for winterizing is on, on top […]

The Aftermath of the Birds Point Levee Breach

In May I blogged about the US Army Corps of Engineers causing intentional breaches in the Birds Point Levee in Southeast Missouri.  The land that was protected by this levee produces enough food to feed over 1 MILLION people a year.  When … Continue reading