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Night Hay
On the Farm

Alfalfa hay has stems and leaves. When we let it dry in rows before baling, we are letting it “cure” so it can be stored without molding. Drying the hay is necessary, but presents a couple issues – it’s difficult to keep the leaves intact (making a loose bale) and the stems get hard (not [...]

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Why Greenhouses?
On the Farm

These young watermelon plants are all just a few days a part in their growth stages. If you look closely, you can see the plants’ seeds still on their leaves. Rather than planting the seed directly into the field, some of our plants (like peppers, tomatoes and watermelon) are started at Diamonds Greenhouse in Springville, UT. Once [...]

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Alfalfa Hay - 1st Crop
On the Farm

Our first crop of alfalfa is looking good! It will be ready to harvest in mid to late May, where we will cut the alfalfa, let it dry a bit, and then bale it for hay feed. Alfalfa is popular for horses and other animals because of its high protein content.   Did you know that [...]

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Mulch is Good for Our Veggies
On the Farm

This tractor attachment is specifically for laying down rows of plastic (called plastic mulch) for growing plants like zucchini, melon, cucumber or tomatoes.  Sitting in the seats, farmers are pulled behind the tractor and make sure the plastic lays straight and tight.  A drip tube for irrigating the plants is laid down before the plastic, [...]

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