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Farm Happenings for August 20, 2020

Posted on August 18th, 2020 by Bryce Baumann

As we roll into fall, we begin to think about where things will be planted next season. It's an energizing activity for this time of year, when many of the summer crops begin to reach the end of their productive season. The days are shorter, the heavy dews increase disease pressure, and the insect pests proliferate as they reach the peak of their summer life cycles making it more difficult to produce quality warm season crops between now and the first frost. Here's a short video explaining how we approach crop rotation, which helps us grow successful crops during the difficult times and shoulder seasons.