"Farm" Update

A local farmer came out to check our Camelina on Wednesday.  The folks we’re growing it for asked him to check all the crops in the area to see how they’re doing.

Ours seems to have been slowed down by the frost, or something.  It’s still growing, just very slowly.  So instead of harvesting in June as planned, it’s looking more like August.

I guess we’re blessed, because another local farmer lost his whole ten acres to frost.  They are footing the bill for him to replant.  But that is just a shame.  Especially since Camelina is supposed to thrive in colder conditions.  I mean, they’re testing it as a cold weather crop in frigid Montana for heaven’s sake.

Believe me, I get temp updates from my sister who lives in Montana.  It is COLD there.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s