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Weekend chores

This past weekend was full of things to do at the farm.  We caught another gopher, took out the garbage, and watered foundation plants.  We also mowed an area in the west field to be used as overflow parking for an event at the end of August, and we cleaned […]


Those pesky gophers

On the farm, gophers can be harmful.  Livestock, stable fence posts, and gopher holes and burrows don’t mix too well.  And don’t forget we have two ponds where burrowing animals can cause real problems!  Oregon has several species of gopher. Farmers temporarily eliminate the nuisance and harm caused by gophers […]

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Irrigation pump, pipe, and sprinkler

On July 25, 2013, we got the irrigation pump going and tested the distribution line and sprinkler.  The good news?  The pump works and the sprinkler works.  The bad news is the black poly pipe distribution line is degraded to the point it needs to be replaced. Here’s the first […]