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John Fielder

Bald Eagles at Saint Vrain State Park by Tim Gillespie

Competing farm bill plans spotlight wide range of policy differences

Ongoing partisan battles over nutrition assistance and Inflation Reduction Act funding have received all the attention but there are plenty of other policy disagreements in the approaches that leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture committees are taking on a new farm bill.

Is it too late for spring seedings?

Springtime is already ticking by, and the window of opportunity to establish cool-season forage is closing. If planting has been delayed because of intermittent rain or inclement weather, it may be prudent to postpone seeding to late summer or fall.

Avoid these muddy misfortunes

April showers bring April mud. Even though that’s not how the saying typically goes doesn’t mean it isn’t true.

The Purpose Of This Site

The purpose of this site is to assist all people that have or are interested in having acreage (land) from 1/2 an acre to 160 acres that they want to make more it productive, put to better use by raising better forage/grasses, grazing, baling, renting out the grazing and haying, etc, sustainably/regenerativly. Which is to say without dangerous chemicals and fertilizers the can harm your family, livestock, water and land. There has never been a better time in history to take total control of your property, your food production; whether plant or animal, the technology to grow food for you and livestock outdoors or in, using led lights, solar power, outside, basement or garage to grow it in. To make and raise your own compost, hummus, fertilizer (manure) and make the best use of it. Come on in and have a look around. Let us know what you think. Any ideas are appreciated.