Hay

Hay Rake With all the rain we've had the last two weeks, the grass is growing faster than I can mow it ... let alone rake it. Thought for the Day: They think they work too hard?Think of poor Ali Sard.He has to mow grass in his uncles's back yardAnd its quick growing grass And … Continue reading Hay

Prairie Burn

Farmers specializing in native grasses burn off last year's stubble every spring, killing all the weeds and invasive species that invaded the field during last year's growing season. This allows a fresh start for the new crop of native grass, providing an almost pure product of grass seed. Thought for the Day: No road is … Continue reading Prairie Burn

Wren

Wren's Nest The common House Wren is an interesting bird. Very industrious and known for their loud singing for such a small bird. The male wren starts several nests before looking for a mate. He gets the nests started with small twigs, then goes courting. The female then selects her favorite nest and finishes building … Continue reading Wren

Summer Heat

Typical July day in Nebraska with temperature exceeding 100 degrees.  The humidity is suffocating, with dew points in the low 80's, making the "feel like" temperature close to 120 degrees.  Lots of water is needed to keep the grass green ... and growing, so I can mow it again.   Uggg! The water bill is … Continue reading Summer Heat