Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter: a farmer harvests his soft white winter wheat for use in pastries and crackers. A pastry chef shows how to make a Galette.
A farmer grows wheat, harvests it, then his wife mills some up into flour and proceeds to sell it. Revolutionary right?
This is a story about a farmer, his connection to the land, and the community of Potter County, in which he has lived throughout his life.
Dan Forgey, of Cronin Farms, describes his ongoing research with cover crops, this time looking at how they might be grown in sync with a cash crop of corn.
As manager of the 8,500-acre Cronin Farms in Gettysburg, South Dakota, Dan Forgey strives to build soil health—and yields—sustainably. Forgey has been using no-till management for more than 17 years and over that time, has developed a keen understanding of how his farming system works and where new challenges and opportunities exist.