Archive for February, 2016

OEFFA conference

We’ll be presenting on low-pressure stock water and captured stock and irrigation water at the OEFFA conference next weekend; it’s a good opportunity to learn about new sustainable agriculture ideas, and not a bad antidote to the February blues.

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warm weather

This unseasonably warm weather has us uncertain whether to tap the  maple trees or wait until later in February.  In our valley it takes pretty warm daytime temperatures to get the sap rising, except in one or two places with several hours of easterly or southerly exposure, but if we wait too long the sap will get dark and ‘buddy’, and make a bitter syrup.

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