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Some minor successes in a tough week on the farm

Not a great week on the farm. One of the team in hospital since Monday, our own home bred ram dead, increasing fears that we have no more calves this autumn, and increasing doubts as to whether sheep can be economically viable on this land when farmed organically. 370 more words

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Morning Antics

Cows can inspire many endearing words. Having to fix a fence before the sun comes up because one got it in her head the grass is greener on the other side does not invoke those words. 108 more words

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Baked custard

Looking for a little comfort on this chilly fall morning? Look no further than this rich and warm baked custard.

This custard is the one my mom would always make when we weren’t feeling well as kids and to warm everyone up as an after dinner treat. 131 more words

A Farm Is Born

The idea of owning land and creating a homestead is romantic, but I’m in no financial position to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on a property. 436 more words


Cattle Shelter

The cattle shelter is finally done.  After many trips to the store and special orders we had everything we needed to get it completed.  This took three weekends.   267 more words

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Soybean Harvest 2016

Soybean harvest is finally in full swing around here in Southeast Kansas.We had a bunch of rain about two weeks ago, the ground is just now getting to where we don’t sink to China when we drive on it. 456 more words

Fall Daycare Day

Ree Homestead had its first hayride during fall daycare day.  It went great.  The kids loved the ride.  Their daycare providers supplied hot chocolate for them to enjoy.   133 more words

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