The Brix score: Sugar and Minerals

“Plants with higher brix readings are more resilient to disease and insect attack.” –from The Conscious Farmer website Go to their website to read more about:  Brix scores are indicative of plant health and healthy food.

The Right Kind of Flour

The Right Kind of Flour Filmed at the 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival   Dr. Stephen S. Jones, Director Stephen Jones is a wheat breeder and the Director of the The Bread Lab. Stephen has a PhD in Genetics from the University of California at Davis and teaches graduate courses in advanced classical genetics and in the…

Water infiltration demo

June 2018, NRCS Field Day at Spring Coulee Farm … The rainfall simulator sprays 5 trays of soil from different cultivation practices. The jars in front hold runoff water; the back row of jars show the water that has been able to move through the soil. Our SCF soil tray is on the far right…

First Flax

This is Spring Coulee Farm’s first flax crop. It was beautiful, and a good rotation crop following spring wheat. We harvested it with a stripper header, leaving those tenacious, gnarly flax stalks standing in the field this winter to catch snow and provide cover and food for the pheasants.