Farm Project: July

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This past weekend, my sister Elaine and I were out at the farm again to take photographs. My brothers were busy with swathing (barley and rye) as well as baling hay. Combining started this week so that will be the next thing that we take photos of. All told, they have 1,100 acres to harvest, as well as 275 acres of hay to bale. The rest of their land is pasture, and it supports somewhere around 300-350 grassers (Warren’s) as well as a 120-130 head cow herd (Gordie’s). According to my dad, the crops are suffering from the extended heat wave and yields are expected to be down.
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