Wed, 4 September 2013
With only a month left for the pigs on pasture we are still selling a bunch of sausage... and now bacon too! We also discuss the options we are considering around keeping the mom's like we have before vs selling them after a single farrowing and keeping smaller gilts over winter to save on feed costs.
We welcome our new sponsor to the coopcast - FarmTek! We have talked about their products several times over the years and think we have found a terrific partner with them. As a listener you can visit the FARMTEK.COM website and save $25 on any order of $75 or more by checking out with the code mentioned in the episode. This is your chance to support us by supporting our sponsors!
In the CoopCast Community we talk a bit about listener messages and questions and how YOU can help US help YOU! We also answer a listener question about bartering bunny meat for pork on a neighboring farm. This broaches topics like determining value of your farm products and goods in a bater situation.
We officially launch our new segment called Close Encounters with Free Ranging Farmers on the Front Porch... where talk a bit about the name, the new iPhone next week, the use of social media by farms and what our