A little over a month after beginning, potato harvest comes to an end.
It’s been an odd spring. With that said, the only thing that’s consistent in the Klamath Basin is the fact the weather and seasons are never consistent. The extremely mild winter combined with the warmer temps of this spring are greening our winter wheat and alfalfa crops. While the already-planted crops are putting the grow on, our other grain […]
Last fall doesn’t seem very far away. The fields at the Running Y Ranch were busy, full of equipment cutting hay and grain and getting the fields ready to dig potatoes. Before long bulkers were filling spud trucks, which headed to Malin to store the potatoes for shipping season. Occasionally, the ground would seem to […]
There’s a little snow left on the ground and the steady hum of a packing shed on the outskirts of Malin. Yes, it’s definitely shipping season. It’s also the holiday season at Gold Dust and Walker Brothers! Things kicked off with the Leadership Dinner on Saturday, the 14th at Mr. B’s in Klamath Falls. Gold […]
If you’ve been to the grocery store lately, you’ve probably noticed the organic produce section has steadily been increasing its territory. Consumers are becoming more concerned about what they eat, and more and more they’re dropping organic items in their grocery carts. As farmers, we’ve noticed this trend for years, hence adding organic hay […]
The summer sun and the click-clacking of sprinklers in the fields make July one of the greenest months in the Klamath Basin – despite the lack of precipitation. Thunder storms have threatened to drop rain, but in the end the clouds dissipate or head in a different direction. However, as long as we can irrigate, […]
During the hustle and bustle of shipping season, spring farming began, making the months of March, April and May some of our busiest months of the year. And as quietly as it began, last month, wheat and potato planting came to an end. This year, our crops include chipping potatoes (of course!), wheat, barley, alfalfa […]