(UPDATE: Nov. 30, 2021) Since this de-icer experiment, the rain barrels have successfully captured rain water in subsequent years, and lesson learned to empty them before ice forms. This fall, they were perhaps emptied too soon, as Iowa is predicted to experience 50-degree temperatures, even into December. A week or so before Thanksgiving every year, […]
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Even in the dead of winter, people are enjoying the outdoors in Iowa, but the following accident reports this weekend from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources point to the need to be careful, especially around ice: CLEAR LAKE – A Minnesota man was injured Saturday during a snowmobile event at Clear Lake. Tyler Hall, […]
“Farmer Dave” Miller describes the “proper” use of a flamethrower in various seasons… My wife, Mickey, has indicated that she often cringes when I include her in my farmers’ market email misadventures and tales of woe.