Farm Pics Calves grazing in oats in the fall. Fall Calving Cows and their new calves grazing. View from my parents house down our lane. Some spring cows in pasture after a rain. Parents house in the fall. Making Rye Grass hay in the spring Rye grass in late March! Usually doesn't look like this until late April. Cows anxiously waiting to go to new pasture. Cows grazing on frozen ground in February. Cows grazing in February. Close up of rye grass in winter. Our loader tractor on top of a corn silage pile. Calf that climbed on top of a 4 feet tall concrete block wall and decided he liked it up there. Rye grass and turnips just coming up in corn silage stubble in late September. One of our piles of corn silage. Bees enjoying some flowers in the fence rows. Fence rows covered in wild flowers and loaded with bees. Sunset Sunset + Cow The next generation, Joseph, Elise & Kyle Sunset + 2 Cows Yada yada Fall Calving cows and their calves enjoying some afternoon shade. My nieces, aka city girls enjoying a 4 wheeler ride. Fall scene down the county road. Turnips ready to graze in October. That's my hat in there. One of the old barns on the farm. Isaac using a chain saw to cut through the ice that formed over night on the water trough. Winters of 2014 and 2015 were tough. Chevy Tracker pulling a mineral feeder to the next pasture. Our son Joseph, baling hay. Hauling hay bales out of the field, 8 at a time really works good. My Dad, Joe Fischer, raking hay at the age of 82. Diana and our daughter Elise after some barn cleaning. Dave, sorting steaks. Spring cows More spring cows Joseph with the spring cows. Dave & Diana after a storm. Joseph, Elise & Kyle Calves in the finishing barns where they spend their last 3-4 months to tender up the meat and increase the marbling. Freshly arrived new genetics from South Carolina. These girls will be around the farm for a long long time. Our new lake as scene through a window in the barn my grandpa added on to in 1929. Close up of corn silage. It's the whole stalk + ear cut into inch long pieces and then smashed into a pit without air to allow it to ensile. Makes wonderful feed. View across a lake at the farm. We have 4 ponds and 2 lakes that we use to filter any run off from the pastures and to irrigate our fields in the summer.