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APRIL 15, 2019 FARM NEWS


We have not yet done too much in the garden as the weather has been less than ideal. We must now though get a start at direct seeding peas and broad beans. Any sooner than this would have ben too … Continue reading

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April 8, 2019 FARM NEWS


The day time temperatures continue, on average, to slowly increase. We have spent a good bit of time this past week in rough splitting firewood, poplar and black walnut, as we were given 4 pick up truck loads freshly cut. … Continue reading

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April 1, 2019 FARM NEWS


A busy week in which we spent a lot of time trying to get our long, long, planned roadside stand built. All that we have accomplished, after a lot of hours work, is basically all the material assembled in a … Continue reading

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March 25, 2019 FARM NEWS


The first few days of spring have been pretty good, meaning that the temperatures have been a bit above freezing during the day, though since overnight temperatures have been from -2 to -9°C, it is still rather a bit of … Continue reading

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MARCH 18, 2019 FARM NEWS


Another week closing in on spring. Yesterday and today are the equilux, Because of our latitude, 43.40893 North, we don’t actually have equal day and night lengths on the equinox but a couple and three days earlier and that is … Continue reading

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March 11, 2019 FARM NEWS


We are now just nine days away from the vernal (spring) equinox which is calculated to occur at 5:58 pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time on March 20. But day light length then is 12 hours 8 minutes and 24 seconds, … Continue reading

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March 4, 2019 FARM NEWS


It is a fine but cold morning, -11°C at the moment, was down to -15 overnight, thin overcast with sometimes a good bit of sun, and light wind. But this is March and the forecast for the next 5 days … Continue reading

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