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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 270,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Farm Report April 2014

  We made it down to our farm recently to check out the pond and to plant some grass seed where we had it excavated. We also checked on our trees that we have planted to see how they fared through the … Continue reading

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Farm Report Sept. 2013

We went to Iowa recently to work on our farm where it has been very hot and dry. The last couple of weeks the temperatures  have been at or near triple digits and there hadn’t been any rain for over a month. We noticed … Continue reading

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Farm Report May 6 2013

Sorry I haven’t posted in a while because we bought a Class A Motor home that  has been a lot more work then I had planned on. It has sure been a lesson in what to look out for when buying … Continue reading

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Advantages and Disadvantages of using Tree Tubes

On our vacation in October we went to the farm to get it ready to sell and one of the things we did to get it ready was to check on the trees and the tree tubes and to see how the … Continue reading

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The Flooding Aftermath

After the the flooding in July we decided not to go back to Iowa to see how the trees fared in the flood until after August 15th. That’s the time the contract with FSA says we can mow around the trees. They don’t … Continue reading

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Then Came The Floods

The first spring following the fall when we planted the trees, we made our 6 hr trip from our home in IL to Iowa to check on the trees to see how they fared during the winter. When we pulled … Continue reading

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