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Monthly Summary – November 2012

November 22nd, 2013 | Posted by toddh in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – November 2012)

  Monthly Summary – November 2012 Posted By: TH Date: 11/5 Insert Picture General Observations: first notations in log for the month are of the after math of Hurricane Sandy at the end of October. Eventually clean up began. Comparatively the farm did ok through the storm. Mostly it brought wind that wreaked some havoc on … Read more

Monthly Summary – October 2012

October 9th, 2013 | Posted by Kyle in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – October 2012)

Monthly Summary – October 2012 Posted By: KG Date: 10/08/2012 General Observations: For the most part October 2012 continued the smooth sailing of September, our cold-weather fall crops yielded well and gave us a nice boost in marketable product that helped soften the effect of the tomatoes tapering off. Looking at the data and writing … Read more

Monthly Summary – September 2012

September 11th, 2013 | Posted by RR in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – September 2012)

Monthly Summary – September 2012 Posted By: RR    Date:9/11/13 General Observations: Last year, the month of September gave us a bountiful harvest while operations were working smoothly! Equipment 63 hrs: KG and RR received various equipment training. The Billy Goat walk-behind mower arrived.  Fields were disk-harrowed for cover crop seeding.  Veg. B mid was chiseled and … Read more

Monthly Summary – August 2012

August 13th, 2013 | Posted by miker in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – August 2012)

Monthly Summary– August 2012 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by MR, August 10, 2013 General Observations:  Eight Thunder storm events noted and 21 irrigation applications.  Electrical fire near farmhouse after powerline broke along route 579.  It seemed like a lot of tractor activity with late season plowing and haying, and lots of planting as the … Read more

Monthly Summary – July 2012

July 9th, 2013 | Posted by Owen Spath in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – July 2012)

Monthly Summary– July 2012 Logs reviewed and summary prepared by Owen Spath, July 9, 2013 General Observations:  The month began with a heat wave reaching an unbearable 102* by the 7th. The heat and dryness continued harshly throughout July killing our crop of fennel as well as some of our chickens in the coop. Midway … Read more

Monthly Summary – June 2012

June 7th, 2013 | Posted by RR in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – June 2012)

Monthly Summary – June 2012 General Observations: Life on the farm is on-going and it’s nice to look back and find that activities are much the same this year as with last.  Last June, the grass needed to be mowed or whacked regularly, hay fields needed to be cut and baled.  With three weekly last year, … Read more

Monthly Summary- May 2012

May 29th, 2013 | Posted by Owen Spath in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary- May 2012)

Monthly Summary – May, 2012 Posted By, Owen Spath;    Date; 5/28/13 General Observations: May is a busy month for North Slope Farm and 2012 was no exception. With the first harvesting of salad, field kale, field chard, and radishes; the planting of the 4th succession, and the fox that kept stealing chickens the crew had their hands … Read more

April 2012

April 5th, 2013 | Posted by Michelle in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on April 2012)

Jason the mason installing a new floor in the washing station   Monthly Summary – April 2012   General Observations:  April was a cold and windy month. There were lots of farm repairs to be done including spring cleaning and some farm improvements – installation of paver floor in washing station and farm house was painted. Lots … Read more

Monthly Summary – March 2012

March 27th, 2013 | Posted by RR in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – March 2012)

Monthly Summary – March 2012 General Observations: Last March we recorded long periods of warm and dry weather during the first few weeks. At night, temperatures sometimes dropped below freezing, especially toward the end of the month. The warmer weather made more outdoor work possible, and crop care was in full swing. But indoor work … Read more

Monthly Summary – November 2011

November 30th, 2012 | Posted by Robin in Monthly Summary - (Comments Off on Monthly Summary – November 2011)

Monthly Summary – November 2011 General Observations- Last year at the beginning of November we were just recovering from a bizarre October snow storm.  This year we had another oddly powerful storm wreck havoc over our state, whose aftermath will need to be dealt with for a long time to come.  It seems odd that … Read more