This picture was tweeted by Gerrid Gust of Wheat Growers Fame. See the tweet here. According to the tweet string the neighbor was breaking ice. Gerrid made the comment that the neighbor would probably not be engaging in this practice ever again.
With many dugout and ponds just getting a nice layer of ice, farmers and ranchers still need to be careful. Have a safe holiday season.
With high fusarium levels threatening the quality of this year's wheat crop, Peter Johnson, cereal specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, is urging farmers to take the grain off early so as to minimize the growth and spread of the disease. That's all good and well, say farmers, but the crop is…Read more »