Well, it is officially the latest I have ever been without seed in the ground at the Research Station. Things like cereals, canola, flax, peas see yields losses each day after May 15. Things like soybeans and corn are planted a bit later here to avoid frost so there may […]

Well, I made the mistake of looking at the weather for next week thinking that we are going to be closer to getting on land. I just hope the predictions are wrong. May makes me think of warm sunshine and green grass. Hopefully by the end of the week that […]

I don’t ever remember stopping a cattle sale for lightening, but we did this past Saturday. What a week of weather and it doesn’t sound like we are through it all yet. To say this has been a tough spring in an understatement. Our springtime calvers are fighting every day […]

I do not know how the rest of you felt but it seemed like we should be watching for Rudolph not the Easter Bunny. I have set up my Easter Hunt with snow on the ground before, but I am quite sure that was when Easter landed in March. Some […]

I think we will all agree that we hope the “special weather statement” we keep seeing and hearing about misses us! Sunday’s weather created enough mess for the week. It is very difficult to keep animals dry in this weather. I am thinking of all my friends calving now and […]

OK Spring, we are impatiently waiting on you. We had those few days of a test run and we all enjoyed you, so please come back. I know I have been reminded it is better for the snow to leave us slowly, but I do not think it is necessary […]

Well, I had a little melt-down this weekend. I have told you about the elk that end up here every winter and how I try to feed them south of my place to keep them away from my cows and my stored hay. Naturally this year I wasn’t planning on […]