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Ranchers Journal – Wednesday August 16, 2017

Highlights Got started when I wanted to this morning, about 7:30 AM. First the keets. Yes, we will have Guinea Hen keets for the Fall Farm Tour this year. Bobbie was able to find and hatch seven of them, which … Continue reading

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Food at the Festival

We’re ‘cooking up’ some special food items for the Mayhaw Berry Festival this weekend. Johnston’s Meat Market BBQ Lunches Johnston’s Meat Market will be here with their awesome mobile kitchen. This is the cooking unit they take to storm areas … Continue reading

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Learn Ranching by Volunteering

We’ve now been in the farming/ranching business for 15 years. I don’t count the first year we bought the place. That was mostly cleaning the property and getting our sea legs or should I say our “critter” legs. Those of … Continue reading

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Mayhaw Berry Harvest Begins!

The Mayhaw Berry Harvest has officially begun today. Fred has been out gathering some for almost a week now, but like an avalanche, the berries are ripening at an accelerated pace. We’ll all go out again later today and more … Continue reading

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What’s happening with the Mayhaws?

The Mayhaw Festival will be the second weekend in May. Saturday May 7 and Sunday May 8. The hayride will be running and all the newborn kids will be in the Petting Place. We will snuggle them up close so … Continue reading

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Pindo Palm – The Jelly Tree

What is that mess in my yard? Every August some nasty things appear on my beautiful palm. First they’re green then turn orange then drop on the lawn, draw roaches, gnats, mosquitoes and flies. I have to argue with the … Continue reading

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Dyeing Wool and Other Fun Stuff

Yup! I’m in the kitchen but I hate to cook so why do I have stuff in the microwave? I went to the Annual Sheep, Wool and Herding Dog Conference last Saturday with my friend Kina. She was excited about … Continue reading

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Vendors and Friends of the Mayhaw Festival

Jefferson County Extension and 4-H Biodegradable Plant Pots Youth and adults will be making biodegradable plant pots from newspaper. The Jefferson County Extension Service will also provide soil and sun seeds. Jed Dillard, Livestock and Natural Resources Agent Who is … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Saturday May 9 and Sunday May 10 The 2015 Mayhaw Festival Watch How to make Mayhaw Jelly We will definitely be harvesting out of the water this year. I just hope some of those industrious folks that came to help … Continue reading

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New Leaf Market Tour October 25

Saturday from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM here at Golden Acres Ranch. However, we’ll be around all day Sunday for anyone that shows up. We’ll still have the hay wagon going and the cute little critters in the petting pens … Continue reading

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