* Of course, the Spelt need to be de-hulled, so the final tally will be less than 50 bu/ac, but non the less, we are pleasantly surprized!!
The crop is growing! There are some remnant alfalfa plants, but considering this was a hay field last year, it's not too bad. Also, one inch of rain last weekend will boost the growing.
Rusk Ranch is located near the middle of Canada in the Swan River Valley agricultural belt. The acreage is surrounded by conventional chemical farms. It is hoped that this adventure will de-risk other farms towards environmentally sound farming practices that produce healthy nutrient dense corps!