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Sweet Hills Farm – Calving Begins

It’s calving time at Sweet Hills Farm and all over the west!  As you drive around the countryside, look for them scampering or napping in the pastures.  When they’re under a week old, they’re wobbly-legged, and then they grow fast, … Continue reading

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Wheat Harvest on Sweet Hills Farm

One of the crops usually grown at Sweet Hills Farm is wheat. Here’s a short video of the wheat harvest a couple weeks ago. The combine harvester cuts and gathers the wheat in the field. The heads of wheat are … Continue reading

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Summer at Sweet Hills Farm

     The weather has really heated up over the past few weeks.  We had several nice, helpful rains the week before last, and now the warm weather has turned on.  Our farmer is irrigating non-stop, and the crops are … Continue reading

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Scenes from Around Sweet Hills Farm

Siphon Tubes Lined Up and Ready to Irrigate.Hopefully, you will notice the nice clean ditch.  Yay!      Though the season has just begun, everything is growing, growing, growing!  Here are a few snaps from the neighborhood. The Sugar Beets … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Sweet Hills Farm

     In the past few weeks, spring has SPRUNG around here!  The wheat is growing, tractors are all over the place, farmers are working hard, there’s water in the canals, and hired hands are out irrigating.      With … Continue reading

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Spring! Sweet Hills Farm

    Cleaning out our irrigation pond YESTERDAY WAS THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING!   And there are signs all around in the neighborhood. Building a berm to protect our lawn from being floodedby the pasture irrigation The winter wheat … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Sweet Hills Farm – Canal Work

Cleaning out the canals of debris, trash, tumbleweeds SIGNS OF SPRING      You can tell that spring is going to be here pretty soon.  Even though there was snow on the ground this morning, we’ve seen a couple of … Continue reading

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Sweet Hills Farm

The Herd in the Summer   Sweet Hills Farm is our place in southern Idaho.  It is 65 acres, a nice plot of irrigated land, and a very small farm for our region.  The farm is divided into three fields, plus … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Sweet Hills Farm

Pasture gate in the morning sun. While it is still wintertime, now that the weather isn’t 0* out, things are looking up! A few snapshots from around the farm. The winter wheat is showing its green! It just came out … Continue reading

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Winter on Sweet Hills Farm

The house and barn are snug and warm, but Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

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