Autumn has arrived on the farm.  Cool mornings create a layer of fog over the fields of soybeans.  In a little while the sun will burn through this layer, but until it does the field will remain drenched with dew.

Maturing Soybeans

Soybeans are maturing, that is they’re giving up.  Green leaves will turn yellow and fall off while the beans, pods and stems dry and get brittle.  In approximately a month, they will be dry enough to combine.  The clouds in … Read More

Milling Black Walnut

This was the first of four pieces of black walnut from the same tree!  As you can see it was quite crooked and real challenge to mill.  Unfortunately, a log that isn’t straight has a lot of waste, but those … Read More

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