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Entries Tagged as 'farming'

We Are Grass

June 6th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Blog, farming

It’s another dreary day–cool and rainy. The last few weeks seemed more like March. Still, I’ve managed finally to get ahead of the grass that would consume us this time of year if extraordinary measures were not taken. We have a multi-wire, electric perimeter fence nearly a mile long surrounding the farm and foliage has […]

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April 12th, 2017 · No Comments · Blog, farming

They don’t call it mud season for nothing. It may be my imagination, but it seems like everything is softer underfoot this year. We had a big thaw in February, then a blizzard in March that dumped more than a foot of snow. Then rain, rain, rain. The worst is around the chicken coops where […]

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No Human Intervention Required

April 8th, 2017 · 1 Comment · farming

Our animals have free range over 12 acres of pasture and that makes us a little nervous this time of year when they’re walking around pregnant. You never know where they might decide to give birth and we’ve had to carry more than one newborn lamb back to the shelter to get it out of […]

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