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  • Jako Farm Weekly, March 26, 2014

    Posted on March 29, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Farm notes: –Please put your first AND last name on tickets in the farm store.  It really helps us out. –We’re entering the season where there’s lots of work to do on the farm.  If you’re interested in pitching in to help, let me know and we’ll call you when we need extra hands! –Orphaned […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, March 21, 2014

    Posted on March 21, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Spring on the farm… so many things to see! The pastures are greening, new baby animals are popping up, and it’s an exciting season on the farm!  If you’d like to bring your family out to see what we do, plan to come to the farm on Memorial Day.  It’s a day devoted entirely to […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, March 14, 2014

    Posted on March 14, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Wanted: daffodil and lily bulbs In an effort to increase biodiversity in our orchard, we’re looking for bulbs to plant around our trees.  Bulbs help break up the soil and provide a grass barrier.  If you have extra bulbs in your yard or garden that you’d like to share, we’d happily accept! Baby chicks arrive! […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, March 8, 2014

    Posted on March 7, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Phase II of Jako’s solar energy project in the works This week, we’re working on doubling our solar energy production to 24kW.  With this increase, we’ll be producing approximately 20% of our net energy for the year.  Our goal for the long term is to produce 100% of our usage.  If you’re interested in investing […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, February 28, 2014

    Posted on February 28, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Looking for SQL programmer We are looking for a SQL programmer to re-write our farm management system.  We’re willing to trade out products for services.  For more information, please contact David at david@jakofarm.com or 620-899-0984. Gearing up for spring production We’re getting ready for spring, which begins the production cycle on our seasonal farm!  It’s […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, February 21, 2014

    Posted on February 21, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Mark your calendar for our annual farm party! Don’t miss our annual party at Jako Farm on Memorial Day, May 26!  It’s a day to enjoy the country, get a hay-ride pasture tour, see the animals, attend interesting seminars, and eat a delicious, healthy lunch.  Stay posted for details… Needed:  baby calf names This may be […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, February 14, 2014

    Posted on February 14, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Quick tip about yogurt Our Greek yogurt is really popular.  It also takes three days to produce from fluid milk.  If you’re ever in the farm store and find that we’re out of Greek yogurt, here’s an easy tip:  Buy a quart of regular yogurt, pour it into cheesecloth at home, and drain it down […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, February 7, 2014

    Posted on February 7, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    It’s a winter wonderland It was a not-so-perfect birthday present for Ken, who turned the big “60″ this week, but the rest of the family thought our 12-inch snowfall was beautiful!  The animals found it an inconvenience but all stayed warm and dry, thanks to their thick furry coats.  Check out a picture of our snowy […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, January 31, 2014

    Posted on January 31, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Flavor of milk? We’ve noticed that the frozen milk has tasted a little different the last week or so.  Judging by the location of this milk in the freezer, we can determine that it was produced right after the flood last summer, when the quality of grasses was compromised.  Ah, the beauty of living with […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, January 26, 2014

    Posted on January 26, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Bees contribute to a healthy environment Bees play an integral part in a thriving balance of nature, but they been dying off in huge numbers, due in part to detrimental chemicals used in commercial farming.  (Read more here.)  Jako Farm has committed to increasing our hive numbers in 2014 from 12 hives to 30, both because […]

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