These past two weeks have been full of change with fall here and trees changing colors, to fields being harvested, and the weather getting colder.
"Heading outside to water the garden one day, I was surprised to find our bull standing just a few feet from the house! I tried shooing him off, but he wasn’t impressed."
This writing finds us standing on the bridge between summer and fall. Days are warm and sunny, nights are refreshingly cool. Irrigation pipe h…
"We started banding earlier in the season so we wanted to eliminate any problems with flies and also, we are able to do this ourselves and not have to bother to vet to come down and castrate for us."
"It’s always a challenge to find the right balance of time for home projects versus having a fat enough wallet!"
"Cane or forage has been hard to cut where the deer have moved through and laid it over."
Meet our newest Youth Producer Progress Reporter, Erin Oldemeyer of Firth, Nebraska!
Terry Frey’s dryland crops are in need of moisture, and it sure does not look like they will be receiving any rain anytime soon.
"We get to spend most of the summer getting ready for winter," Waverly, Nebraska farmer Paula Peterson said. "We have found over the course of several years doing this life that it is much more economical to grow our own feed for our cattle. Cattle are a year-round responsibility."
"To the uninitiated, at first glance of the wheat fields, one would think that the wheat was beginning to turn yellow and reach the final stage of being mature before harvest. However, with careful inspection, you can see the “stripes” that are caused from the fungus rot."