This post might just as well be titled ‘farmers smell’ (both connotations), or even ‘farmer’s smells’. Fermentation. In the compost pile — mostly piggy bedding — belligerent… Read more “farm smells”
Maybe it’s just a coincidence, and maybe it isn’t. Of the ten or a dozen dairy cows we have owned, two stand out as difficult to milk,… Read more “still wondering”
Real milk or calf milk replacer? The latter is the equivalent of baby formula, and you might think the difference would be slight, but no, and this… Read more “starting calves”
This one is tall, with red stems and clusters of flowers of a purple Caesar would envy. As fast as we see improvement in pastures we… Read more “iron weed”
We heard today that we will have a starred review in the September issue of Library Journal. Can you beat that!
So, we can’t absolutely say that this one works, but then again we can’t say it doesn’t, either. In a world where bugs the size of pinheads… Read more “bug repellent”
When one of the three heifers that spent the winter on another farm came home with warts all over her face, we did a computer search and… Read more “cow warts”