Cover Crops and Bovine Banquets

cover cropping and grazing

Staring out at newly harvested corn fields, my daughter commented on all the dried up dirt. “It needs a cover crop,” she declared.  “I think oats, or maybe winter wheat.” She’s her dad’s shadow, working beside him at every opportunity as he planted a succession of cover crops on fallow soil.  Each type of crop … Read more

Peek Behind the Scenes

The minute we shut down the 2015 strawberry harvest, the tractor roared to life, and we all raced to the fields to prep for the 2016 harvest.  Coated with sweat and dust, Dan worked until after dark every night to renovate the plants. First, he used the lawn mower attachment to mow off the tops … Read more