Month: October 2012

Daily Farmer October 31, 2012

Wordless Wednesday Caption This: Everyone be safe tonight with your little ones, and if you’re going Trick or Treating yourself, have fun! Happy Trails! Related StoriesFall Fun!The view from… Read More! Are We Practicing Entitlement Agriculture? As someone who sells…

Daily Farmer October 30, 2012

Fall planting season has finally arrived no-till planting wheat into sorghum regrowthWe began planting wheat for our spring silage crop on Monday. All in all, we expect to no-till drill the seed into 90-100 acres. Half of that ground is……

Daily Farmer October 29, 2012

Power Lines are Being Built in GriggsDakota There is change on the horizon, although it is still hard to see. On this side of the road there are cattle.  It is a typical Fall scene in GriggsDakota. Cattle with their noses… Read More!…

Daily Farmer October 28, 2012

Bacon is Big Bacon is undoubtedly America’s best-loved and most maligned meat product. It has been the subject of studies trying to link consumption of large amounts of processed meat with some cancers, and… Read More! Daily Farmer October 27,…

Daily Farmer October 27, 2012

Challenging First Attempts Have you ever tried something new and done it perfectly the first time? Well, we’re hosting a webinar for the first time next Thursday, and are finding some challenges not only setting it up… Read More! Daily…

Daily Farmer October 26, 2012

This week on the ranch It was quite a busy week on the ranch this week. While it’s technically still fall, shipping season is coming to a close here in Armstrong. Monday I went to a neighboring town to pick…

Daily Farmer October 25, 2012

Wishek Disc Prepares Feast for Birds It started with a few gulls who were nearby and hungry. Others gathered quickly as the tractor disced back and forth on the hills of GriggsDakota. To the gulls, a meal was being offered…. Read More!…

Daily Farmer October 24, 2012

A Visit to Black Horse Cherry Orchard Some time ago I posted about a visit to an indoor aquaponic system. Today we’re taking a virtual visit to a family member’s operation in Illinois. It’s another great example of… Read More!…

Daily Farmer October 23, 2012

Playing in our Backyard The fall season is a busy time on our farm. Harvest is going strong, in between the wetweather, and we host several visitors at our farm. In between the work there’s time forfun. Our family takes……

Daily Farmer October 22, 2012

The Luxury of Menu Choice, Cattle on Stubble  We finished the corn harvest a week ago and it didn’t take long to get the cattle onto the field to enjoy the rich stubble.  Stubble, or the residue left on a field…