Tag: Sowing

First Day of Corn Planting 2015

Planting via thefarmerslife.com

The first day of planting is an exciting time. It means winter has finally (aka hopefully) given way to spring on the farm. Lots of planning and preparation goes into being ready for the first day.  In the past I’ve written about how we know when it is time to start planting. Not every year […]

Farm Week in Pictures 04/26/2014

Iron Maiden via thefarmerslife.com

Last week I told you there would be planting pictures from the farm this week.  I was right!  Planting season 2014 began on Wednesday and continued through Thursday.  Rain delay all day Friday, and then back to the fields on Saturday.  Sunday morning we ran a few hours to finish a field ahead of rain that […]

Farming Smarter with Cover Crops

Tillage Radish

Last September we seeded our first round of cover crops on roughly 200 acres.  These crops that we will never harvest are probably the most exciting thing on the farm right now for me. What is a Cover Crop A cover crop does just what it says.  It covers the soil during the period between […]

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