How Pastures Learn

brent and neighbor

We arrived on this farm with some vines.  Never, ever planning or paying for vine rights, the ability to do vines was transferred and our vines culled.  Don’t worry, more pasture for the cows.  The vine bidness is a bidness we never want to go with.  So the rights were sold off and we carry on with grass-fed beef.

As it is still gloomy and not so Springy, I went back in the photo archives to capture where we started and where we are trending.  Vines, vines all around.

Taken down without a sound.  But look around,  beautiful pasture for those abound.  Mostly our cattle, but also those deer and pigs and worms.  Don’t forget the worms.  I know they are ugly, but worms are essential for fertility.  I’m still waiting for  the “Save The Worm” campaign.  If only they had a fluffy tail.


We seeded and grazed this pasture for a few years now.  Learning each month what is needed.  Green seems to be popular.  Grazing is working, but we are planning the next few months what this side of the farm needs.

Each day, each month, each year, we learn how pasture learns.  How this farm will continue growing and supplying food for cattle or other livestock or people in an efficient way.