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 […]
Grace knows good food when she sees it (and tastes it!), but she has grown up part of the Pahl Farms family so it’s been a little easier for her. The good news is that you can be a part of the Pahl Farms family too by joining our Community Supported Agriculture Program (CSA).
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.
The winter naps have come and gone and the time to fire up the greenhouses is here. We plan to be in full swing starting February 12th with the planting crew returning and the heaters going.
Each year around this time we like to pause and be thankful for what the Lord has given us. We have many things in our life to be thankful for and I am reminded everyday when I wake up and am able to share experiences with my wife, kids and employees.
Put the GPS on and take a nap, read the paper, eat lunch and relax. With technology ever changing in this world it is just a matter of time when we will be able to do field work from the office.