The Green & Gold Farmer
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Preparing for a Prosperous 2024
As 2023 comes to an end, our farm crew seized the opportunity of extended favorable weather to delve into various initiatives aimed at optimizing our agricultural practices. One notable undertaking was the implementation of fall strip till trials, a strategic move to assess the benefits of applying fertilizer strips in the autumn as well as in the spring.
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Harvest Season Recap
With this year's harvest season recap, we reached a noteworthy milestone, wrapping up on Friday, November 17th, earlier than our usual time.
Harvest Season ’23: A Glimpse at Our Progress
As October unfolds, we find ourselves in the midst of the full swing of harvest season of '23. The last two weeks have been a whirlwind of activity since we began our harvest journey on the 25th of September.
July Rains Bring August Growth
Our fields have had great crop growth with the July rains as we head into August. And with summer in full-bloom, we're trying our best to enjoy the season's warmer activities while still staying on track for the craziness that harvest season will inevitably bring.
The July Halfway Point
Where has the summer gone? We're already well into the month which means we've hit the July halfway point of summer's warm sunny days.
Jaded June – Planting Season Woes
During the month of May, we prayed for the rain to come and just when it seemed like the wait would never end, the skies finally graced us with a day or two of droplets.
This year’s Sauk Soil & Water Improvement Group (SSWIG) Conference was the first step in my honest to goodness understanding of what it means to be a good farmer. It’s…