I have a confession.
We are not the “greenest” farm family out there. We use chemicals, we use fertilizer and in the winter I just can’t bring myself to hang clothes on the line.
We do try to make things environmentally friendly(er) on the farm though. One way is by preventing soil erosion. All those Virginia rains and spring winds can be hard on farmland so we plant a winter cover crop of rye to those fields that are plowed (i.e. those fields in which we plant peanuts) or we practice the no-till method of farming. View full post »