Happy New Year! Although a new year feels like a new beginning, a new farming season doesn’t begin in January. Farmers across the nation have been preparing for this coming season since the end of harvest this past year.
So what exactly are farmers doing this time of year? We’ve got you covered if you aren’t near a farm. Last year, we explored what goes into a season by breaking it down month-by-month in the A Year In the Life of a Farmer series. The series’ author, Ashley, is part of a farming family and highlights important topics the needs of the crop, the maintenance around the farm, farm economics, and the roles family members play in the farming season. Take a look and see what this month and the coming year have in store for farmers!
Read the entire series here: