Month: May 2011

Daily Farmer May 31, 2011

Is the Corn Up? May is Over. It’s easy to feel “on the fence” about this GriggsDakota Spring. On one hand, our Winter Wheat is growing and we have planted corn and barley. Prices are good and we have been…

Daily Farmer May 30, 2011

A Thank You To Our Military Read More! Greed is Green Mike Rowe, host of the popular show Dirty Jobs once said,  “Green maybe wasn’t the best color. Seems to me that brown would be better suited. Think about it,…

Daily Farmer May 30, 2011

A Thank You To Our Military Read More! Greed is Green Mike Rowe, host of the popular show Dirty Jobs once said,  “Green maybe wasn’t the best color. Seems to me that brown would be better suited. Think about it,…

Daily Farmer May 29, 2011

The building of a Disaster This Memorial Day weekend I traveled to Casper, Wyoming to see my brother and his family. It was a long 7 hour drive, but I was entertained following the scenic North Platte River. In recent…

Daily Farmer May 28, 2011

Photo Challenge One and Water Read More! Organic Lawn Care Tips from a Dairyman When we moved into townhouse two years ago, we were excited because we would no longer need to care for a lawn. After hours at the…

Daily Farmer May 27, 2011

On Memorial Day Who were they? I found the names of these pioneers on the abstract for the land on which my home is built.James A. Ames, a farmer.Mary Jane Ames, nine years older than her husband, yet arriving here……

Daily Farmer May 26, 2011

Dandelions: Wonderful Weeds Can you remember back to a time early in your life when you would look at a scene similar to the one above and see the beautiful dandelions? You and your friends might rub the blossoms on one……

Daily Farmer May 25, 2011

Back to Field Work  Work has resumed after our weekend rain. It was not as much as had been forecast, but enough to stop progress for three days. Although the sun is shining, it is cold, with today’s high in… Read…

Daily Farmer May 24, 2011

About the Plow When Farmer Fred and I were younger, we lived off the farm. We spent time driving to the farm and back to our home nearly every week during the farming season and often in the winter. You…

Daily Farmer May 23, 2011

Graduation 2011  When something works, we like to keep the tradition alive. It is that way with high school graduation. Maybe it is because when a student graduates from high school around here, there is little… Read More! Daily Farmer…