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March Weather

The first half of March has been unseasonably warm. When the shop door opens up, that is a sure sign that spring is on the way. Knowing Wisconsin weather, we’ve been taking advantage of the warm days just in case … Continue reading

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Making Hay While the Sun Shines

We’ve had quite a spell of beautiful weather lately. That makes it easier to harvest – there’s no mud, it’s easier to keep the roads clean, and we’ve got dry days with lots of sunshine. You couldn’t ask for a better … Continue reading

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Bring on the Spring

A couple weeks ago, the weather pleasantly turned warmer for a few days, but winter has been slow to release. When we get a couple of warm days like that, everyone on the farm thinks, “Let’s get going!” We’re anxiously … Continue reading

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A Good Growing Summer

Despite the slow start, it was a good summer for alfalfa. The generous moisture kept things green and growing. In fact, we got four very nice cuttings that will help feed our cows through the winter. Last week, when the … Continue reading

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The Yin and Yang of a Cool Summer

It’s been an unusually cool summer, and that’s great for our animals. Cows love this weather: cool nights and days that don’t get too hot. We recently installed new fans and ventilation systems in our freestall barns, and of course, … Continue reading

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