Sesame Street sings about Sugar Beets

Podcast – Chris Adams on Farming the Countryside with Andrew McCrea

Chris Adams talks with Andrew McCrea of the podcast Farming the Countryside. Listen online

Looking for a part-time gig? Come work with AFF!

AFF is looking for a handful of young bucks, or old bucks, to tackle a few projects that we have going on around the farm. There is no previous experience needed, however, we expect you to be respectful, accountable and have a good work ethic. Were looking for men or women that can tolerate the [...]

Just a little tillage work

Some evening tillage work with a 65' chisel plow.

Hard Red Spring Wheat

Hard red spring wheat — grown mostly in North Dakota, Montana, South Dakota and Minnesota — stands out as the aristocrat of wheat for baking bread. Hard red spring has the highest protein content of all U.S. wheats (usually 13 to 16 percent) which, in turn, corresponds with greater gluten content.   [...]

Rain rain go away

  This week on the farm, Adams Family Farm was able to harvest a large number of acres of both dark red kidney beans, and also cranberry beans. This has been quite the year of weather for these poor plants having received multiple inches of rain and multiple instances of hail. This weather has greatly [...]

Sugar Beet Harvest from America’s Heartland

A 2011 report from Sugar Beet Harvest in Minnesota