Farm Happenings at Zilnicki Farms
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Farm Happenings at Zilnicki Farms

Farm Happenings for October 17, 2023

Posted on October 14th, 2023
Sorry for the delay in getting you this email but I was working into the night, sowing in a cover crop before the rain today.  All week we have been busy digging potatoes out of the ground and putting them into a large storage barn.  I then take a tractor with 2 giant ripper teeth that di1 read more »

Farm Happenings for October 10, 2023

Posted on October 6th, 2023
What a gorgeous week!  I really hope you were able to get out and enjoy these past few days.  We were full throttle this week harvesting potatoes, and the stars aligned and we had a great week with only minor breakdowns, allowing us to really take advantage of this weather.  Yes it w1 read more »

Farm Happenings for October 3, 2023

Posted on September 29th, 2023
October is finally here and the wet pattern continues.  They always say be careful what you wish for, and all those extra rain dances we did sure did come to fruition.  So I've taken it upon myself to start 'Snow' dances, as we haven't had a real good winter in a few seasons.  Not on1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 26, 2023

Posted on September 22nd, 2023
What a special week it has been.  For all the families that came out to our 1st Zilnicki Farms Summer Soirée, all I can say is what a perfect night! All the stars aligned and we had an absolutely amazing night.  The barn was gorgeous, the view was on point, the music was perfect, t1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 19, 2023

Posted on September 15th, 2023
 Well the humidity finally broke and we are thankful for that!  The lingering high humidity was making potato harvest extremely hard, as we could only do a little at a time and put 5 fans on the potatoes to dry them and reduce their core temperatures.  If we didn't reduce their core1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 12, 2023

Posted on September 8th, 2023
Steam rolling through September after this hot and humid week.  Yes it was a warm one, but soon enough we will be complaining we didn't pack a winter hat with us and our ears are cold.   Yes it makes life on the farm a little more difficult, and yes people are a little more cranky, b1 read more »

Farm Happenings for September 5, 2023

Posted on September 1st, 2023
September is here, back to school is here and I can't believe it!  Our little girl starts kindergarten this year and that is blowing our mind!  Time truly does fly.    Farm Happenings: Our early potatoes have taken a serious hit from the late July, early August rains.  We a1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 29, 2023

Posted on August 25th, 2023
How is it the last weekend of August?  Time fly's when your farming and chasing 3 little kids!  We are gearing up for the fall season on the farm and that entails lots of potato work and right now we are dialing in our equipment, aka repairing old broken equipment hoping it makes it anoth1 read more »

Farm Happenings for August 22, 2023

Posted on August 18th, 2023
Well I just want to let you know all our rain dances from June have been answered.  The farm picked up another 3 inches of rain this week and well, we are good.  Luckily, we didn't get the big 4 inch rain like West Hampton as our farmer friends field just washed away down the road. 1 read more »