The last couple of weeks has brought some much needed rain. About 7 1/2 inches has fallen. Our poor neighbors to the south though have experienced devastating floods and our hearts go out to them. Here on the homestead just the normal damage from that much rain. Washed out driveways and lots of fallen branches. The farm looks green and happy.
Though happy to finally get rain, it has put us behind in getting fields planted for fall and winter grazing. Only one winter rye pasture was planted before the rains set in. One is left to plant but we have yet to even get it plowed. With the hay shortage we are facing for the coming winter we hope to get it done and established as soon as possible. Our crop fields that are to be planted with oats for spring hay need to be plowed as well. It looks like the coming week will be dry so fingers crossed we can get them done.
The new website is up and running! It is absolutely awesome and we want to thank Ronna at Launched Design Firm for all her hard work. If you have yet to see it check it out at www.maplelanehomestead.com .