One of the never-ending struggles at Howell Farm is between hungry squirrels and mice and those who would protect the farm's feed corn. Today, once again, the farmers are adding more wire mesh to fortify the corn crib. Intern Virginia commented that the corn probably won't be safe until the corn crib becomes a solid steel box. Efforts to teach the animals to read the sign continue to be unsuccessful.
The Furrow is the online newsletter of The Friends of Howell Living History Farm. We will be updating this site about once a week with crop reports and other insights into life on a horse-drawn living history farm.
|THE FURROW: The online newsletter of Howell Living History Farm