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Nursery Thoughts

posted on August 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Nursery Thoughts, By: Cullen Johnson A few days ago, I completed the second major step of my work in the nursery, pollinations. The first big hurtle was planting, which was severely delayed because of the overabundance of precipitation we acquired early this spring. Because of this, the nursery was later than usual for pollinations to begin. In a normal year, I should have been finished with pollinations by the end of the third week of July; nevertheless, the work got done and with tremendous success. After spending nearly three weeks in the heat of July and August trudging through a corn field, …