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Night Hay
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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?
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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
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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 […]


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Mulch is Good for Our Veggies
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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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Planting Sweet Corn
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After the rows have been tilled and shaped, Jake sows corn seed by pulling a planter attachment behind his tractor. This special piece of machinery plants corn seeds down the middle of each row, exactly 6” apart. The steep rows that Ramon built help the seeds to stay in place during rainy weather and the […]


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Planting Season has Begun!
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It’s planting season! Ramon has been busy getting our fields ready for planting by tilling and shaping our rows with a GPS-guided. GPS ensures perfectly straight rows to maximize each field’s capacity. Did you know that to grow plentiful crops, we must take care of the soil months before planting?  Before winter sets in, we […]


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First Annual Little Hands Farm Camp!
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Day 1: Little Hands Farm Camp!  We Had a blast!  We milked a cow, made ice cream in a bag, sheered a sheep and did farm chores!  Day 1: Sheering a Sheep


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What our stands look like!
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There are a lot of look a likes out there…always look for our GREEN stands and make sure you see the HARWARD FARMS name and you can’t go wrong!!!


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Farm Field Days at Our Farm
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This is Jake talking to the kids at our farm during Farm Field Days in April.  We have been hosting Farm Field Days for second graders at our farm since 2002.  Farm Field Days is sponsored by the Farm Bureau and allows children to see how a farm works and to learn about different things […]


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How it all began!
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  This is a picture of Jud with his 2 sons, Lenny and Jake, on the 4th of July sometime in the 80’s. They worked on Grandpa Harward’s farm with their dad all day instead of playing. Working on the family farm has been a family tradition.  


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