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?
The day we visited David Brewer of Emerson Dell Farm in late July, he was nearing the end of his wheat harvest on about 1200 acres of dry-land, soft white winter wheat crop.
Text written by SARE Tom Trantham was one of South Carolina’s top producing dairymen back in the 1980s. But he wasn’t making much money. He ran a typical confined feeding operation and his feed bill alone ate up 65 percent of his gross income. Then something happened that changed his life. One day in April [...]
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, S.D., Dan Forgey strives to build soil health—and yields—sustainably.