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Water, Water, Water
In a recent Facebook post I mentioned how lucky we were to have access to an abundance of water, never having to worry about running out. For the past few weeks we have done nothing but pump thousands of gallons…
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3 Questions about Thinning Apples
The beautiful bloom is over and now is the time to start thinning your apple trees. This can seem counter productive but it is one of the most important aspects of growing apples and the most time consuming. Many large…
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Fighting Fruit Tree Fungus with 4 Home Remedies
There is nothing like walking through the apple orchard in early Spring. You can see the trees starting to take life and begin the process you work so hard to accomplish which is bearing fruit. A healthy properly kept tree…
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6 Steps to Apple Pruning
If you have not been out to trim up those apple trees, now is the time to go out there and start hacking away. A question we get quite regularly is how should I prune my trees. Although we cannot…
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Our Top 5 Apple Trees for your Home
Top 5 Apples Trees for Your Home Right now is the perfect time to plant your apple trees. Every year we get the question of what trees are the easiest plus has the best apple we can plant in our…
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Mick
Field work will start here very soon at Swans Trail Farms and it is one of my favorite times of year. Although snow is still falling I cannot wait for the next couple months to start. Spring represents a new…
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5G What?
I have been taught at a young age to pay attention to small details because without the small things there are really no big things that will be accomplished. When Linda Neunzig came to me and asked if I would…
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The Best People
The amount of friends I have made through the years in the farming community are too many to count. When I was younger as a dairy farm there was always a salesman, vet, or random contractor visiting the farm. During…
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Tis the Season
I hope that everyone is having a great holiday season and enjoying time with their loved ones at whatever capacity it may be. I am lucky enough to spend time with my beautiful wife Kim and my two children who…
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Play of the Year
The Krause family is a very competitive group. Growing up there was always a board game, basketball game, card game or some type of game where there is a clear winner and loser at the end. Sometimes we shook hands…
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