Tag: Alfalfa

2015 Irrigation Season Begins, Gophers Invade

We are finally seeing some green grass here in Montana. Yesterday, the mercury reached 80 degrees for the first time this year and the nights are beginning to warm above freezing in the Helena Valley. Winter was extremely dry for us with barely 24 inches of snow, most of it coming early in the season […]

Montana Irrigation Season Starts with Wet Boots and Green Alfalfa

We’ve kicked off May with a grand start here in the Helena Valley. And by grand start, I mean wet boots, soaked clothes, and the sore muscles that come with moving irrigation pipe and cleaning out ditches. I don’t live on many acres, but we still grow some alfalfa for horse hay on the place, and […]

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