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Entries Tagged as 'hay'

Do You Emu?

February 5th, 2016 · No Comments · farming

In the past we had a large load of hay delivered to the farm to feed our animals over the winter. That didn’t work out this year, so we turned to the farmers who sell us our non-GMO feed–the Elsworths–and they agreed to set aside enough hay to tide us over. The only hitch is, […]

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Hay Conundrum

January 17th, 2016 · No Comments · farming

The guy who was supposed to deliver our hay this year took a powder and that turned out fine. Since we don’t have a barn or other storage facility, we would have had to put the hay under a tarp. Been there, done that. The last tarp we owned was in tatters after two years. […]

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End of Summer?

January 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · farming

After a December that shattered all records for heat in Upstate New York–by a lot–we finally got a couple of inches of snow to greet the new year. But it quickly turned to a slushy, icy mess that did little to improve the landscape and just made navigating our driveway that much more treacherous. The […]

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