Archive of ‘Growing Crops’ category

What is High Moisture Corn?


Did you know that there is more than one type of corn harvesting going on right now? On our farm we grow and harvest corn that will later be fed to our cows as a portion of their overall diet¬†called High Moisture Corn or HMC.¬†Unlike shell corn, which is harvested and stored in grain bins […] Read more…

Dirt: A love story.


Sometimes a text message like this one is all you need for a blog post to happen… First things first, let’s talk about testing our soil before we get into affairs of the heart. In the spring of each year we test our soil. This is not to see if any particular field should apply […] Read more…

Growing tomatoes on the tarmac.


During my travels I am taking lots of photos of things I think you might find interesting. Today I want to share with you a photo tour of a unique little spot I found inside of O’Hell O’Hare airport. According to O’Hare’s website, their aeroponic garden is the first in the world. I wasn’t sure […] Read more…

Corn Sex! With photos!


    Let’s Talk About (Corn) Sex Written by: Salt N Pepa Messed up by: DairyCarrie (Punch it, Hurb Yo, I don’t think we should talk about this Come on, why not? People might misunderstand what we’re tryin’ to say, you know? No, but that’s a part of life) Come on [CHORUS] Let’s talk about […] Read more…

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