Sales of breeding stock animals are on hold indefinitely at this point. We had a biosecurity issue crop up in one of our St Croix ewes and now must test the entire flock. We will be testing the entire flock every 6 months, roughly, until we get three negatives in a row, ensuring the problem… Continue reading Biosecurity issues
Today I took advantage of the nice weather (rain will be daily in the forecast going forward for quite some time). Went wandering the pastures just to see what might have popped up. Was a little disappointed there weren't more, but was shocked by what I found around our old Cedar Tree in the Orchard.… Continue reading Pasture Walk 10/19/21
I have a new plan for our small orchard area. Something called a food forest. Planting it more like landscaping with companion planting the goal. One Green World published a great article on companion planting for fruit trees and I thought I would share it with you as well: Companion Plants for Fruit Trees fill… Continue reading Food Forest…hmmm
Today I took a solo walk behind our old barn in the woods back there and down in the middle pasture woods where I've seen the most mushrooms and other fungus. Not much coming up from the duff under the trees yet. Probably needs a little more rain and a little cooler temps. I did… Continue reading Woods Walk 9/30/21
The rains of yesterday and today have made that almost 90 degree day of last friday seem like the distant past. It's not even supposed to reach 60 today. The grass is greening up in the lawn and pastures nicely while the sheep are eagerly gobbling up any they find within grazing reach. I'm really… Continue reading Autumn is Here!