Monthly Archives: May 2006

Newt is Back!

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After a solid week of rain we saw some serious sun. Between rain showers we have been planting and getting new temporary fencing up to divide the south field into paddocks for rotational grazing. More piglets left and more were … Continue reading

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Defunding NAIS

We have a chance to deal a hard blow to the USDA’s plans to tag and track all of our animals. Congressman Ron Paul of Texas has proposed an amendment to the Agriculture Appropriations bill that will block funding of … Continue reading

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Cedar Buds

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62°F/58°F 1.5″ Rain

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Of Tiller Pigs & Weeder Chickens

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Sugar Mountain has great soil for growing maple trees but terrible for gardening. Our soil is shallow, acidic, stoney and the top soil is a very thin (1/8″) organic layer over glacial gravel, sand and granite ledge in most places. … Continue reading

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