Recent Updates From The Farm

November 6, 2020
Creep grazing is in full swing at Fischer Farms. We have 280 acres of ryegrass that we planted in September and in some places is 16” high already.
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October 30, 2020
Hopefully many of you have noticed the continued quality improvements in our beef. I thought I would give some of our thinking and continued process improvement of why it continues to improve. We view quality on three main characteristics: marbling, flavor & tenderness.
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October 16, 2020
A key part of managing land that can be overlooked is how runoff from rain is controlled. The soil itself actually has a huge impact.
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October 9, 2020
We have been doing research over the past couple weeks on different grasses and their silage nutritional value.
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October 2, 2020
A less stressful week this week catching up on to-do's from last week. We're keeping the drill (ryegrass seed planter) running most daylight hours to get as much planted as we can before the rain comes so it gets good growth before the cold hits. Every day counts!
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September 18, 2020
Donkeys are sometimes used in herds as additional protectors of calves from predators (e.g., coyotes). Our most recent trial was less than successful... Jack, was less of a protector and quickly became the wimpiest one in the group (scared of the cows).
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September 11, 2020
We often talk about our top quality genetics but thought we would provide a little more depth into how and why we spend so much time selecting the genetics that we do.
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September 4, 2020
We have officially broke ground on our new processing facility with Sander Processing
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