the view of our neighbor's house. . .most of the time during the storm, you couldn't see their house.
We had some very high drifts after the storm was over, but at least the sun was shining!
We've had a whole lot of winter around here and we are very ready for spring! Here a few pictures of before and after the blizzard we had in February. The Farmer's Almanac calls that blizzard a Decade Storm. And according to rumor, we are supposed to get a Century Storm in March. I hope this information is not true, because we are ready for the farming to begin!
The Crop insurance date is fast approaching. In my next post, I will try and explain a little bit about Crop Insurance.
The Burgess Family hopes to share our day to day operations of our family farm here on our blog! Our main ventures are corn, soybeans, a little wheat, and a very large garden! From planting, growing, harvesting, and all of the exciting things in between! We hope you enjoy your visit to our farm!!
2007 Corn Harvest
unloading corn on the go
Missouri State Record Pumpkin-1244 lbs!
Grown by Nancy Burgess 2008
Sandbagging May 2007
Filling sandbags down on Jackson farm to take to river levy.
Young melon plants on raised beds with oats along side for wind protection.
2003 Laser Land leveling
Gary in front of what is left of a large cut to level the field