Chopped corn stalks are among the world's best and most absorbent bedding materials. So this winter, Howell Farm's livestock will be bedded down in style.
-Work continues on the roof of the Howell Farm horse barn.
-Over at the Howell Farm corn maize (located on a separate property) a cover crop of wheat and spelt is up and thriving. A mild winter has allowed for good germination rates and growth. Hungry geese are a problem, but now that the ground is frozen, the geese seem to be nibbling only the shoots, rather than pulling the entire plant out, roots and all.