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common ground

We will be presenting again at the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, PA.  This year we demonstrate methods of using coarse home ground wheat in home baking; we’ll also demonstrate small-scale rotational grazing with portable electric fence.  40 more words

The Daily Grind


And the living is easy.  Or so it is for our alpacas.  They just love the summer because it means they go out to the pastures to graze. 948 more words


We’ve been planting grass this weekend.   It seems a strange thing to do in a season that’s been plentiful with the green stuff.  That may have been why I got eight trays of mixed native grasses going cheap. 884 more words


Getting in touch with your pasture soil

by Troy Bishopp, Madison Co. SWCD/Upper Susquehanna Coalition Grazing Specialist

WHITESVILLE, NY — While many farmers in Allegany and Steuben counties were out mowing hay after a week of severe thunderstorms, dairyman Chris Reinbold was hosting a workshop focused on learning more about soil health practices, biology and monitoring tools to improve his rotationally grazed pastures. 536 more words


Work in Progress

Not a lot new around here.  Just the usual whirlwind of summer.  I trapped fenced in the elusive Guernsey last night.  She’s taken a liking to heading off to the tall and uncut to chill out and wait out the last days of her pregnancy.  187 more words

Farm Life

Taking pictures of Forrest

I got some pictures taken of Forrest today.  He’s such a beautiful good-natured guy!  Hard to believe we raised this 1700 pound bull on a bottle! 8 more words


Round Two

A cyber “friend” told me yesterday I needed to let everyone know that I was dreading Jane freshening.  So here it is.  I’m scared shitless.  That cat’s out of the box.   413 more words

Farm Life