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CALEB CUTTING HAY ON WOOD PRAIRIE FAMILY FARM. Bridgewater got its severe Thund…


CALEB CUTTING HAY ON WOOD PRAIRIE FAMILY FARM. Bridgewater got its severe Thunderstorm on Tuesday with high winds and and inch-and-a-half of rain which for a time came down at a rate of 13.4″/hour according to our farm weather station.
Yesterday, much of Maine received another batch of severe Thunderstorms but they went around us and we stayed dry.
With hot weather in the forecast Caleb cut our crop of Clover & Timothy hay. At the time of this shot it was 90oF, which is a hot day for Northern Maine.
This field was planted to Organic Seed Potatoes (https://www.woodprairie.com/category/the-organic-garden/certified-organic-maine-certified-seed-potatoes/) two years ago and will be back in potatoes in 2024.
In between potato crops we put our fields into sod to build the soil and break up potato insect pest and disease cycles. Over the course of our 4-Year Crop Rotation, we take a single cutting of hay for our own cows. We’ll hay this field again four years from now. Caleb, Jim & Megan




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