My farmer hubs proposed to me almost one year to the day after our first date. Whether he would admit it or not, I knew we would get married about six months in. I spent the next six months waiting for him to pop the question. After we were engaged my farmer explained that he … Continue reading The Seasons of Farming
Well, it's day 7 and it's raining, again. At this rate we should finish wheat harvest by Halloween. I'm joking but I think everyone is getting tired of the stop-and-go routine. But the rain is good for the fall crops so we shall be patient. Because I don't have any stellar updates on harvest, I … Continue reading #WheatHarvest16, Where Does the Wheat Go?
The rain that forced us out of the fields Wednesday kept us from cutting wheat Thursday. However, after a day of 100 degree temps, the combine was rolling again by lunch on Friday. During harvest dad time is hard to come by. He's up and out the door by 8 a.m. and doesn't return home … Continue reading #WheatHarvest16, Day 3 & 4
Wheat harvest is now complete in Central Kansas and finishing up across the remainder of the state. The wheat is now at the elevator and on its way to flour mills and other processing facilities to be turned into food to feed the world. But the second part of the harvest is still sitting in … Continue reading A Second Harvest
We’ve added a few members to the Sawyer Farm family over the past month. Austin, who has been helping Derek and his father, Doug, on the farm for more than three years, welcomed son Caysen with girlfriend Ashley in May. A few weeks later, Derek’s middle brother, Lucas, expanded his family when his wife, Kayla, … Continue reading Farming is Family