Month: April 2014

Daily Farmer April 30, 2014

Bull Goes On The day dawned unexpectedly clear with a crisp breeze. Today we were expecting a delivery and, although the ground was muddy, the sunshine made everything easier. Cattleman Jim and his Prince were… Read More! Is Milk Safe?…

Daily Farmer April 29, 2014

Happy Ducks  This is a great day to be a duck.Last week the sun was shining and we were preparing for field work as things melted and dried. Old Red was pressed into service.On a beautiful afternoon Old Red… Read…

Daily Farmer April 28, 2014

Sugar Beet as a Cover Crop Spring Update  Farmer Fred likes to get out and check the fields now that the trails can be driven. He recently checked the field on which we planted Sugar Beets as a Cover Crop. If you…

Daily Farmer April 27, 2014

Daily Farmer April 26, 2014 Friday Funny Read more → Read More! Daily Farmer April 25, 2014 Focus on Potential  With the restlessness that only Spring can bring, I drove around to look up at one of my favorite spots……

Daily Farmer April 26, 2014

Friday Funny Read more → Read More! Daily Farmer April 25, 2014 Focus on Potential  With the restlessness that only Spring can bring, I drove around to look up at one of my favorite spots in GriggsDakota.In a burst of…

Daily Farmer April 25, 2014

Focus on Potential  With the restlessness that only Spring can bring, I drove around to look up at one of my favorite spots in GriggsDakota.In a burst of foolish hopefulness, I drove up to see if I could find… Read…

Daily Farmer April 24, 2014

Wordless Wednesday – Tradition, Technology Read more → Read More! Time to Ditch the Water Rule My husband, Kevin, and I farm with his parents and brother.  We are the 5th generation of farmers in our family and we raise…

Daily Farmer April 23, 2014

Swans Stop to Rest There is a distinction among water fowl in the area. As they arrive in the Spring, we know some species to be Summer residents of the area. Tundra Swans are visitors. Merely passing… Read More! 10 Hats We Wear…

Daily Farmer April 22, 2014

Winter Wheat Green At Last  We are seeing sprigs of green in the fields of GriggsDakota.The Winter Wheat is out from under the snow and there is green growth visible. It is most obvious in the low spots where it is……

Daily Farmer April 21, 2014

Daily Farmer April 20, 2014 Daily Farmer April 19, 2014 A Blue, Blue Sky – a Photography Tutorial The other day I was asked, “how do you get the sky to be so blue in you photos?” Truth be told,…