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.
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