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Farm Life

Stories and adventures from a small beef and corn family farm in Upstate New York.

Freezing Summer Sweet Corn

It is funny how quickly summer can slip by, every year it seems summer goes by faster and faster. Here on the farm, our produce has hit its peak. From ripe and juicy tomatoes to fresh crispy cucumbers and peppers, the last weeks of summer are some of the tastiest in Upstate New York, and …

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Chopping Corn Silage for Feed

Corn Chopping Season! I am proud and a little relieved to say we have just finished corn chopping, and in record time to boot! Corn chopping is pretty much the official end to the growing season on our farm, and usually, by the point it rolls around we  (well, maybe it’s just me) are just …

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Hay Day on the Farm

Hay is tricky, a large part of your success is dependant on the weather.  Hay needs hot low moisture days to dry, and if you remember there wasn’t a lot of those days this summer. But we were still able to get through both 1st and 2nd cutting, and put up some good looking hay in the process.

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