While an electric fence kept the deer (and sheep) out of the Howell Farm popcorn field for a while, the lure of free corn has more recently sent the deer jumping over the fence. Today the farmers are installing a taller, plastic fence around the field, in hopes of saving the popcorn that remains unmunched.
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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.
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