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Conservation work

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 We are building a new WASCoB terrace at our Steen farm, on the south side of Wheatland.  This addition should improve the performance of the erosion-reduction efforts at that location.  This new terrace will be over … Continue reading

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Acronym Day

Monday,  January 16, 2017 It’s book work on the to-do list today.  We had to work on the machine inventory today, preparing an itemized list, with values, to report to our local insurance company.  With that, we can guarantee adequate … Continue reading

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A morning meeting

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 We met this morning on-site at the Lett farm with Greg Anthis of Crop Production Services (CPS).  We discussed the strategy for the cover crops on the Lett and Watjen farm locations.  After the conservation construction … Continue reading

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Random acts of farming

Monday, July 28, 2014 Wow!  What a day!  The weather is a beautiful 72ºF (22C), and the sky is bright blue, with puffy clouds.  We say it looks like “Andy’s room in the Toy Story movies”.  It is just so very … Continue reading

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Moving ahead

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Yesterday was a pretty good day.  Ross checked on the fields that still need NH3, and decided he could begin in the afternoon some application at Huey.  It was about the only place dry enough to … Continue reading

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Pause in the field work, and a good-bye

Monday, April 14, 2014 Brandon and John were able to apply NH3 at the Pond farm yesterday afternoon.  But last night’s rain and today’s strong winds have stopped field work for a while. So, it’s off to the local Farm … Continue reading

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More progress at the Burke farm

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 We met with Sam Shepard of Shepard Construction at the Burke farm today.  The long-awaited work of clearing the woods is now making progress again.  When we purchased this place in November of 2012, we determined … Continue reading

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