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The start of Autumn

So the start of Autumn heralds a flurry of “hurry up and get it done before the snow flies” activity.

This usually involves hauling the rest of the hay bales home, cleaning up the yard so you don’t lose a tool for an entire season because it’s buried, and fixing the home fences for when the cattle come back from summer pastures. 356 more words

All the Things Made Unsaid

I have been cleaning and cleaning, my house or myself, of the scent of you, maybe letting my mind wander to think of you uninterrupted, I don’t know. 3,434 more words


Summer on the farm

Summer is an odd month… Spring is when new life appears and blossoms and then Summer is when life is just… well… here! The trees are full. 141 more words


Water water everywhere.

Water it is the one thing in life everyone and everything needs. Coming to this farm has totally opened our eyes as to how much of a pain in the bum this life source can be. 626 more words


I haven’t moved far from last week’s townland.  At the northwest corner of Grangee is the much smaller townland of Islandhill.

This Islandhill is close to Millisle and Carrowdore on the Ards Peninsula, and has no connection with… 211 more words

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Tips For Making Quality Assurance on Silage

We have seen an expansion in the measure of corn and sorghum silage tests coming into our labs for testing in the previous couple of weeks. 286 more words


Where Do Our Feed Testing Calibrations Come From?

Feed Central is affiliated with Dairy One. Dairy One is a farmer owned cooperative that is based in the USA and was established in 1974. It is governed by a board of 17 American dairy farmers and aims ‘To create and deliver data and information which will be used to make profit enhancing decisions for members of the agricultural community’. 243 more words