Farmers refer to the time of lush grass as “Spring Flush”. With the favorable weather, and abundant pastures cows will often increase their milk production in the Spring. Add in the all the farm animals born this time of year, and the term really starts to make sense.
There is an obvious trend of people leaving the city to take on homesteading. Many of them were not raised on a farm, including myself. How do we learn the farm ways and prepare ourselves for the work ahead? We read all we can, and we watch YouTube videos. Asking the neighbors is sometimes helpful, […]
Preparing for the worst while hoping for the best is the only way to get ready for kidding season. You can buy as many supplies as you want, but they won’t help if you aren’t mentally prepared. Prepared for life and loss, the inevitable and it is usually the hardest part of farming. Prepare yourself […]