Bartel's Christmas Trees & Treasures-Steve, Judy & Brian Bartels

Diary of Steve Bartels -Bartels Christmas Trees & Treasures

Monday April 4    What a day, it rained almost the entire day. We don’ t have our rain gauge out, but if we didn’t get at least an inch, I would be very surprised. The first thing we did was…

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Niederman Family Farm - Bob & Bethann Niederman & Family

Diary of Bethann Niederman – Niederman Family Farm Week 2-April 4-11, 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011 Finally some warmer weather despite the sprinkles and possible passing thunderstorms it feels good outside. Spring fieldwork is right around the corner! The warm weather is just what we need to get ready for our farm…

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Francis Farms/Alpaca Corner - John, Mary & Sally Francis

Diary of John Francis – Alpaca Corner Week 2, April 4-10, 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011 Hello folks, it is Monday and the start of a new week.  In order for me to wake up each morning I set my clock radio and let it buzz for awhile.  The weather was nasty…

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Niederman Family Farm - Bob & Bethann Niederman & Family

Diary of Bethann Niederman – Niederman Family Farm

Friday, April 1 Up bright and early this morning to get 5 kids out the door for college and school. Not  as early as when we milked dairy cows a few years ago. Dairy farmers get up very early to…

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Bartel's Christmas Trees & Treasures-Steve, Judy & Brian Bartels

Diary of Steve Bartels -Bartels Christmas Trees & Treasures

Friday April 1, 2011 I worked today in the morning for a couple of hours on my job as a crop adjuster. Yesterday, the March 31 Planting Intentions and the March Grain Inventory reports were released by the United States…

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Francis Farms/Alpaca Corner - John, Mary & Sally Francis

Diary of John Francis – Alpaca Corner

Friday, April 1, 2011 Hello folks, how’s everything “Down On The Farm”?  I remember listening to a gentleman from Indiana (Boss Johnson) who had a radio show and when he came on the air he asked that question.  So, starting…

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Joyce Brown - Brown's Family Farm Market

Diary of Joyce Brown – Brown’s Family Farm Market -Week 4- March 21-27

March 28th It was so cold this morning when I went to work that I was sure glad to go inside the greenhouse and work for a while. We transplanted 50 flats of peppers, 10 flats kohlrabi, 6 flats of…

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Crosswind Farm - Jay & Catherine Jacob

Diary of Catherine Jacob – Crosswind Farm- March 19 – April 3

March 19, 2011 Today, a nice warm sunny day, we are going to take the mare and foal out into the small grass paddock. The foal has the cotton lead in the “suitcase” fashion around his shoulders and but. He…

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Francis Farms/Alpaca Corner - John, Mary & Sally Francis

Meet a Farmer – John, Mary & Sally Francis, Francis Farms/Alpaca Corner

Francis Farms    (Alpaca Corner) John, Mary & Sally Francis Shandon, OH  45063 Nestled in the southeastern corner of Morgan Township lies Alpaca Corner, home to 18 registered huacaya alpacas.  Alpaca Corner was chosen as the farm name because it is…

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Bartel's Christmas Trees & Treasures-Steve, Judy & Brian Bartels

Meet a Farmer- Steve, Judy & Brian Bartels, Bartels Christmas Trees & Treasures

Bartels’ Christmas Trees and Treasures, also known as Bartels’ Farm LLC, is the newest enterprise added to our family farm. We are Steve and Judy Bartels, in partnership with our son, Brian. Christmas Trees are new to our farm, but…

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