There are two times of the year where farmers are busier than all the other seasons – spring and fall. This spring we were flooded with rain. This fall is shaping up to be similar. We have even seen corn already sprouting in it’s husk before it can dry enough to be combined. For us … More Not Slowing Down!
The Year in a Word. If I had to choose one word for this year it would be “RESILIENCE”. … More The Year in a Word
Antique Farming for Sorghum Insights – a fun trip to Rantoul was an amazing experience and education about the history of farming! … More Antique Farming for Sorghum Insights
The roosters are gone but we now have eggs! … More Goodbye Roosters – Hello EGGS!
Best Laid Plans – this spring has nearly been a complete disaster, but there’s still some hope! … More Best Laid Plans
It’s been crazy around our farms lately to say the least! Unfortunately, that has meant a bit of a hiatus on the blog and vlog front. There is a ton to catch up on, but for now I’m starting with the next item in the “Chicken Saga”. Dad noticed a few days ago that a … More From Purple Butt to Up-Chuck
Usually by this time of year driving around our area is like driving through “corn tunnels” – corn on either side of the road, sometimes only “knee high” but in good years it’s practically shoulder high by this point. There used to be the saying “knee high by the Fourth of July” and today’s corn … More Corn Tunnels
Never expected a chicken to do THAT! Read on for what our crazy chickens are doing now! … More My Dad: The Chicken Whisperer
If you didn’t already know, I pretty much failed at gardening this year. But I heard about a local nursery and am so glad I went! … More A Hail Mary Garden and More Chicken Questions
I remember going to my grandma’s for the day, or even overnight, and she would have to find various ways to entertain me. I couldn’t have been much older than 4-6 and I’d laugh at the way she cooled coffee on her saucer and drank it, begged for chocolate ice cream, made brownies and fudge … More For the Love of Pie!