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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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  • Jako Farm Weekly, January 17, 2014

    Posted on January 17, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Good gut bacteria promotes overall health The health of your gut largely determines your overall health, mood, and weight.  Processed, highly sweetened and “sterile” foods are detrimental to gut health, while raw, whole, unprocessed foods promote a healthy gut.  Read more here from Mercola.com. Mamas growing babies All of our animals are taking a rest in the […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, January 11, 2014

    Posted on January 11, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Now taking orders for sides of beef Sides of all-grass beef will be available in June, but its not too soon to put your name on one!  Sides will weigh approximately 300 lbs and cost $3.25/lb plus processing.  Buying meat ‘by the side’ is the most economical option and allows you to specify cut instructions.  […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, January 3, 2014

    Posted on January 5, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Planning for 2014 This coming year, we’re focusing on making sure the farm is a productive, efficient, and viable business to pass to the next generation.  To do this, we’ve spent considerable time analyzing market trends, input costs, efficiency and division of labor, and future opportunities.  We’re still working on the details but expect to […]

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  • Jako Farm Weekly, December 27, 2013

    Posted on December 13, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    YEAR IN REVIEW It’s always interesting to look back and remember what’s happened in the past 12 months.  Here are some headlines from 2013 at Jako Farm: January: –Wholesome Delight’ receives rave reviews (January 28) This high-powered, nutrient-dense combo of colostrum, yogurt, kefir, and apple cider is becoming really popular!  You’ve told us: “I’m hooked!” […]

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