Tag Archives: weather

Farming Smarter with Cover Crops

Last September we seeded our first round of cover crops on roughly 200 acres.  These crops that we will never harvest are probably the most exciting thing on the farm right now for me. What is a Cover Crop A … Continue reading

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2012 in review

Happy New Year and thanks to everyone who has visited this blog in 2012!  Here’s a rundown of some stats provided by WordPress.  I had more than double the traffic here than I did in 2011.  Let’s see if we … Continue reading

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Deer Dashing Through the Snow

We are getting our first snow of the season today, and I was lucky enough to look out my window and catch this guy running across an open field behind my house.

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Drought, Crop Conditions, USDA, and CNN

A quick post to get you readers up to speed.  I’m barely up to speed myself as all this has happened quite quickly.  About two weeks ago we found out USDA Undersecretary Michael Scuse was going to be touring drought … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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High Winds and Tall Corn Don’t Mix

  We had an extended family get together at my parent’s house Saturday night while a storm came through.  We’ve gotten some pretty good rains lately but none of them have come with much wind.  This one had some pretty … Continue reading

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Top 5 Most Viewed Posts on The Farmer’s Life

This little blog is almost five months old now.  I was looking at my statistics page and found the most viewed posts so far.  I suspected what #1 would be and was right, but was a bit suprised by #2.  The … Continue reading

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