Posts Tagged "farming practices technology"

Did You Know???

Farm Facts U.S. consumers spend just 10% of their disposable income on food each year. In comparison: Indonesia 55% Philippines 38% China 26% France 15% Japan 14% 98% of U.S. farms are owned by individuals, family partnerships or family corporations.  Just 2% of America’s farms and ranches are owned by non-family corporations.  Most U.S. farm products sold are produced on farms owned by individuals, family partnerships and family corporations (86%) Non family corporations only account for 14% of sales. Today U.S. farmers are the most productive, each farmer produces enough food to feed...

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Soldier Beans, Yellow Eye Beans, Jacob’s Cattle Beans, Jacobs Cattle Beans, Red Kidney...

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Potatoes are in and they are BIG!!!

We are happy to report that all of the potatoes are harvested and we are bursting at the seems with what is a very large crop in both the amount and size of each potato.  The Green Thumb Chefs are available, they are a Round White variety that people often to refer to as our “winter keeper”.  Come on in and get yours today!!! Compared to a cell phone this is a large potato. Every bin is full and we have a lot of potatoes. Packaged and ready to...

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Bean Harvesting

The heavy rain last week put a hault on the bean harvesting, but we hope to resume at the end of this week.  Please bear with us, we are as anxious as you are to get them out of the ground!  In the meantime check out these pictures of the harvesting operation. Windrower consolidating 4 rows for the harvester. Dumping beans into truck.   Soldier Beans, Yellow Eye Beans, Jacob’s Cattle Beans, Jacobs Cattle Beans, Red Kidney...

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We love our new harvester!!!

Spirits are high on the farm these last few days as our new harvester arrived last week.  Spudnik is the manufacturer and this new machine allows us to harvest more potatoes faster.  The added bonus… The machine arrived as we had specified and worked perfectly which is a vast improvement on our old harvester which was in the shop quite...

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