It's been nearly a month since I've updated my blog and I promise my absence isn't a reflection of inactivity on the farm. Far from it! It has been a month of wheat harvest, milo planting, family trips and all the other things that make life busy for my family of three. There has been … Continue reading Where Has The Time Gone?
Knowing dad was hard at work - and would remain so well past bedtime - Evan and I took advantage of the nice weather and made a trip to the field tonight to say hello and deliver dinner. Spring is the busiest season on the farm. Cattle have to be moved to summer pasture in … Continue reading Planting Time
Farming isn't a desk job. It requires hard work that starts when the sun comes up and ends long after the sun goes down. Over the past week, Derek and I have take a couple of opportunities to check on our crops, cattle and gauge the impact of the drought on our farm. It's not … Continue reading Out and About
Central Kansas has received some much-needed rain over the past few months but it hasn't been enough to counter the wind and heat that has settled in for the summer. Constant 30 mph winds and 90-plus degree temperatures are great when we need the wheat to drop moisture or the fields dry out before planting. … Continue reading It’s Dry Out Here