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Monthly Summary August 2011

August 1st, 2011 | Posted by Casey in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary August 2011)

GENERAL OBSERVATIONS:  A real indication of the the success of our training program is the fact that the farm manager and family are able to take a vacation at the beginning of August.  This is one of the most demanding months of the season as our bodies are tired and the harvesting is at it’s peak.  Second and third … Read more

Monthly Summary July 2010

July 1st, 2011 | Posted by RR in Monthly Summary - (55 Comments)

  Monthly Summary –_July_, 2010 ___RR__: Logs and records reviewed, and summary prepared 6/30/11 General Observations:  When I think of July, I think of sitting on the porch after a long day of with my hand wrapped around a cold drink. And I imagine that’s just what the crew did last July after a long … Read more

Monthly Summary June 2010

June 14th, 2011 | Posted by Jess in Monthly Summary - (102 Comments)

Monthly Summary – June 2010 Prepared by Jess on June 14, 2011 General Observations:  This month was all about switching everything into full gear.  A lot of time spent establishing the grain fields now known as the Madonna field.  A large amount of equipment training was given to the crew because of this task. 15 … Read more

Monthly Summary May 2010

May 18th, 2011 | Posted by Kyle in Monthly Summary - (105 Comments)

Monthly Summary – May 2010 Prepared by KG May 16th 2011    General Observations: May was a very busy month. In worker hours it was the second highest of the year with a total of 1051 hours. Spring is in full swing, the vegetation around the farm is growing heartily and the weather is getting warm enough … Read more

Monthly Summary April 2010

March 31st, 2011 | Posted by RR in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary April 2010)

Monthly Summary – April, 2010 Rita: Logs and records reviewed, and summary prepared 3/25/11  General Observations: As a new trainee at North Slope Farm, I learned that last April was filled with all sorts of excitement. The weather was interesting as the month started with a sunny heat wave followed by a thunderstorm that led … Read more

Monthly Summary – March 2010 Prepared 3/4/11 RCM General Observations: Spring is coming.  Looking back on last year’s log reminds me of the somewhat chilly start we had: snow on the grown, freezing nights and some windy wet days.  But soon the weather began changing and warm temperatures by the afternoon kept our spirits up … Read more

Monthly Summary – January and February 2010

March 4th, 2011 | Posted by miker in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – January and February 2010)

Monthly Summary – January and February, 2010 MikeR; Logs and records reviewed, and summary prepared 3/2/11  General Observations: The farm is in its coldest and quietest months.  RCM had the “helm” with MR and CH returning early January from their travels, only to be gone again in February for the Big Snow Storm.  Late January … Read more

Monthly Summary – December 2009

January 8th, 2011 | Posted by miker in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – December 2009)

Monthly Summary – December 2009 MikeR; Logs and records reviewed, and summary prepared 1/6/11 General Observations: RC held down the farm through the winter this year, as MR and CH packed up and headed out.  Reading the log (after the next December), it strikes me how similar the winters were.  Chicken care and monitoring greenhouses … Read more

Monthly Summary – November 2009

January 8th, 2011 | Posted by Robin in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – November 2009)

Monthly Summary – November 2009 RCM; Logs and records reviewed, and summary prepared 12/10 General Observations: As we rehash last November, I am reminded of my own arrival at North Slope.  My beginning marked the end of two other interns who we sadly said farewell too as they ventured westward.  Last year we were winding … Read more

Monthly Summary – October 2009

January 8th, 2011 | Posted by steven in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – October 2009)

Monthly Summary – October 2009 Steven Tomlinson; Logs and records reviewed, and summary prepared 12/10 General Observations: October started off with a cool 55 degree day.  The crew was productive with their time which reflects in the myriad of tasks completed. Fires were lit in the bunkhouse to warm the hands of the harvesters.  Kale, … Read more

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