Author Archives: Darin Strauss

Animals our first priority

Winter goes pretty quickly even though Mother Nature challenges us with extreme cold and snow. Any measurable snow makes it difficult to keep the farmyards clean for our team to get in and out. We own our own snowplows on … Continue reading

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No One Does It Alone

Farming takes a team. There are no true solo acts. My guys who work here are dedicated, and I can’t say enough about them. When we were planting, it would rain for four days and then stop. We would have … Continue reading

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Planting later than usual

We finished planting on June 22nd. We are usually finished 10 days to two weeks prior to that date. This spring, most farmers — like us — were three weeks behind schedule.  You may have noticed how plants in your … Continue reading

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Farmers Practice Sustainability Every Day

Imagine if you weighed every bite of food in your kitchen. Then, you did everything possible to make sure every morsel was eaten to conserve costs. That’s what we do on the farm every day.  We weigh every crop we … Continue reading

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