Off to the Races! Corn Planting 2017

If you drive across any Midwestern state right now, you'll see machine shed doors opened up, planters stirring up dust in the fields and jumbo-sized coffee mugs in the farmers' hands.  It's planting time.  What a privilege it is to be able to provide food for the world. What is corn used for? cornusesposter The … Continue reading Off to the Races! Corn Planting 2017

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The Grass IS Greener on the Other Side

We have some happy cows on the Blomme farm right now.  After a long winter, we turned some of our cow/calf pairs out to pasture last night.  This might be one of the coolest sights of the whole year.  After spending the last few months in barns to keep them protected and comfortable from Old … Continue reading The Grass IS Greener on the Other Side

What’s Hoppin’ on the Farm

In the spirit of Easter, here is an update on what's hoppin' on the Blomme farm these days. Planting Spring planting is knocking on our door so there is a lot of excitement as well as nervousness in the air.  Depending on where you live, some farmers have started planting already.  Others are waiting for … Continue reading What’s Hoppin’ on the Farm