With the days getting shorter the lights are a necessity. The corn picker is still humming early in the morning and the sprayer lights run late into the evening. The sweet corn picker starts before dawn, the packing crew starts at 7 with all cylinders running. Transitioning into fall items this year just like every […]
Sweet corn demand is the best in several years. Why? Donald Trump and climate change. Now that I have your attention I will explain some of the things that have gone on that have kept sweet corn prices higher than the last 10 years. There has been a supply problem from April starting in Florida […]
We definitely have had our share of rain and cool temperatures this spring. As I drive around the countryside crop development is approximately two weeks behind. Everything in this area looks pretty good but as you get west of 35 there is nothing but potholes of water and the crops look like they are being […]
I want to introduce our loyal followers to the new edition of the Pahl Family. Charlotte Elizabeth Briones turned 4 weeks old yesterday as I write this. She is one of God’s miracles and blessings that make this world so special and precious. Her little hands and feet wiggle around as she constantly stretches for […]
Personally I love the fall with the leaves turning colors and the cool mornings that make that cup of Hazelnut coffee at Holiday taste exceptionally good. Pumpkin harvest is in full swing providing we can get them out in between the rain showers and the heavy dew that seems to last until noon some mornings.
Sure has been a steamy one these past couple of weeks. With the heat it brings on the maturity of crops at a pretty good pace.
If you blinked you missed it this year. We went from wearing long johns to shorts in all of about a week.
What a month April was! It was the latest ever for getting in the field in my entire life, dad’s life and grandpa’s life.
You would never know it by the weather outside, but follow the calendar. We have many transplants already up and growing in the greenhouse and will be ready for the fields starting by the end of April.
As we move into the spring months our plans are put into action and the greenhouses are starting to fill up with flowers and vegetable transplants. Before you know it the dust will be flying and the planters will be rolling.