Hay Harvested in 2016

A few summers ago we wrote that we didn't hay the grass fields because the soil needed improvement. In July 2016, a local livestock producer harvested 1,018 bales of grass hay from the three two-acre fields.  This is significantly more hay than usually produced from this farm. What factors … Continue reading

Status report on Beavercreek Farm

We have fielded plenty of questions about the Beavercreek Demonstration Farm over the past several months.  July marked the first anniversary of our stewardship of Roaring Creek Ranch, aka the Beavercreek Demonstration Farm. Since we own only one farm, to us it is simply the Farm. Questions we've … Continue reading

New life for the old barn

100 more years of life for the old barn!  That's what we may have accomplished with the replacement of a rotting corner post in June and July 2014. The corner of a building is a critical component in the structural integrity of the building. In the first few photos, you can see that the … Continue reading