Meanwhile…Back on the Farm

19 Jun

Here’s what’s been going on on the farm. Over the past couple of months we’ve been tilling and prepping the soil…

On The Farm | Farm Paparazzi

Strip tilling the soil and applying fertilizer to create a good seed bed to give our crops a good start

We planted corn and dry beans, periodically checking the seed depth and spacing…

On The Farm | Farm Paparazzi

Planting corn, which will later be harvested to feed cattle

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Checking the seed depth and spacing as we plant

We’ve been watching the malt barley grow…

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June 3

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June 14

…and caring for it by irrigating and spraying for plant health.

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Irrigating by center pivot

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Spray plane in the barley

We’ve been watching the corn grow as well…

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May 30

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June 4

…and maintaining the crop through application of necessary fertilizer and weed control.

On The Farm | Farm Paparazzi

Cultivating flood ground. It removes weeds and creates a good ditch so the flood irrigation water can more easily travel down the rows.

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We apply fertilizer while cultivating to help the corn grow and produce better yields

Right now Tyler and his help are dashing between irrigating, spraying and cultivating. It’s a busy time of year…but, it’s also a very pretty time of year.

On The Farm | Farm Paparazzi

Wild Iris

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Lady bug in the cheat grass

God Bless You & American Agriculture,

Liz

And the seeds that fell on the good soil represent honest, good-hearted people who hear God’s word, cling to it, and patiently produce a huge harvest. – Luke 8:15 (NLT)

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2 Responses to “Meanwhile…Back on the Farm”

  1. leahyetter July 26, 2014 at 4:40 pm #

    Love seeing the farming side of things. Great images Liz!

    • thefarmpaparazzi July 26, 2014 at 10:32 pm #

      Thanks, Leah! Means a lot from a wonderful photographer like yourself.

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