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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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Squaw Island | Canandaigua Lake

Squaw Island is an 11,000-year-old island located at the north end of Canandaigua Lake. It is known to be New York State’s smallest Fish and Wildlife Management Area and one of the two known islands in the eleven Finger Lakes.  Seneca woman and children sought refuge on the Island during the 1779 Sullivan Expeditions, and it is one of the few places on earth where ‘water biscuits’ form.

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