Harvest 2021 is over at Meier Grain and Livestock Farms. We were able to get the last of the corn out of the field before the latest rain. Some of it still needs to go through the dryer and some is dry enough to go straight to filling our December contracts in a week and a half.
The rain in late October and early November is not a favorite of farmers. For my pastures, the rain has given them extra life. The sheep should be able to get enough grass until the end of November with only a little supplement.
Peanut Butter and Jelly, two turkeys from Saint Anthony, Indiana, traveled to Washington, D.C., completing the biggest adventure of their lifetime.
Hoosier shoppers can expect to spend about 12% more at the grocery store this year compared to last year, according to Indiana Farm Bureau’s Thanksgiving market basket survey.
We all love the Thanksgiving feast, but for the youngest among us it can be overwhelming and also a little tedious. So, to make sure everyone enjoys the celebration, let’s make a special table just for the kiddies.
Hello from Graze-N-Grow. Finally, the crops are in the bins. It’s not always possible to harvest beans dry this late, but it’s has been a pretty good early November. The ewes and lambs and all the cows and calves are enjoying the stubble now.
What are you most thankful for? Go ahead, take a minute, get something in mind. In the holiday rush, and eagerness to market for Christmas, it can be all too easy to rush through this season of thankfulness.
For Thanksgiving, the turkey may be the star of the feast, but it’s the supporting players that steal the show. Every year we have the same conversation, “Why don’t we do this more often?” — not about the whole meal, but the sides.
Harvest of any remaining row crops has resumed this week in our area. There were many soybean fields left to cut. I have seen more temporary fencing and cows where I have never seen them before, around some cornfields that had a good bit of corn on the ground. Makes a lot of sense to me.
National reports of fungus and wet weather threatening U.S. pumpkin crops had pumpkin lovers spooked ahead of Halloween and Thanksgiving. But pumpkin farmers and experts said there is nothing to fear locally.