It sure has been a busy year here on the Wood farm. Our cattle herd continues to grow, and we are riding out the ups and downs of the cattle market. We realize how fortunate we are to be able to stay afloat, even with discouraging cattle prices. Ingenuity, hard-work and our passion for these animals and this business continues to drive us forward. I was recently at the … [Read more...] about 2017 Update: Part 1
We live in northern Maine. Cold, snowy winters are the norm - not the exception. Winter can start as early as the beginning of November and last until well into "spring" time. We accept this way of life - albeit grudgingly at first - but nonetheless, we hunker down and get it done - rain, sun, snow, sleet, freezing rain, ice, etc. Our … [Read more...] about Overwintering Beef Cattle Amdist Record-Breaking Cold Temperatures
I am a stay-at-home mom who is blessed to be able to run and manage, with my husband, our 28 and counting head of beef cattle. We are rapidly approaching our 1 year anniversary of being cattle owners and every day is a new adventure. Whether I am fixing fence, hauling hay and water, watching a newborn calf take his first steps or rounding up a stray cow, I am constantly … [Read more...] about The View From My Desk
We have a famous farm mom here at the Wood Farm! Sara, Wyatt and the cows made Lancaster Farming news for their special Mother's Day photo feature. We're very proud! See photos here … [Read more...] about Famous Farm Mom!