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Chapter 10: Country Quiet

–If I say I’ll never do something, I never will.–

The country was not quiet, not like we all thought it would be.  Cows mooed, horses neighed, chickens clucked, dogs barked and howled, cats fought, chasing each other around the house, pea cocks called mournfully, and roosters cock-a-doodle-dooed.  521 more words

Memoir

drinking from the well

Blessed is the one…
whose delight is in the law of the Lord,
and who meditates on his law day and night.
That person is like a tree planted by streams of water.

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Live Like You Mean It

Educating Ourselves Part Two: The Californian Drought

Two days after I was dropped of at the University of Illinois, my parents moved to San Diego. As excited as a was to begin a new life in the west, there were a few things I had yet to learn about southern California that were quite different from the Midwestern landscape I had grown so accustomed to. 833 more words

Global Issues

"Life of a Southern Farmer: Grasses and Hays"

Grass and hay diversity is important for farmers to have on their land. Depending on what kind, some grasses have more nutrients than others. Alphalpa hay is high in nutrional value, but if animals have too much they can get over weight. 120 more words

Online Irrigation Cost Calculator

Have you ever wondered what fair price could be charged for the water your pivot delivers to an adjacent neighbor’s field?  Or have you wondered what it would cost if you changed to a different fuel source? 519 more words

Agriculture

WATER LAWN ON AN AS-NEEDED BASIS, by Larry Williams UF/IFAS Extension Agent

I received an e-mail from the President of a homeowner’s association asking me to solve an ongoing debate with the association on the proper way to water lawns. 403 more words

Larry Williams' Articles

Drip by Drip

There was a leak in the irrigation system in the front.  Twice I’ve had to replace the four valves, filters, and pressure reducers, and twice the valves have leaked.  2,788 more words

Irrigation