Tier 4 Tractors/ GPS technology/ Drone Technology

07 Mar
Silver Reef Farms drone technology

At Silver Reef Organic farms we pride ourselves on seeing the big picture, creating an action plan, and being willing to invest in the latest technology in order to fully understand our soils and run the farm efficiently and sustainably. By using the best of the best technology, from drone technology, FieldNet variable rate irrigation, […]

Precision Agriculture

07 Mar
Precision Agriculture

Precision Agriculture is a way of making our farming systems more accurate, controlled, and sustainable. This is yet another reason why it is essential we have the best of the best equipment and technology, such as out tier 4 Tractors with GPS technology, drone technology, and FieldNet programming. Here is a break down of what […]

Alternative Manure Sources

21 Feb
Alternative Manure Sources

For the past 5 years we have been using feedlot and organic cow manure to fertilize our crops. This practice has served as a great way to build nutrient rich soil and produce strong yields. To continue to uphold the highest standards of sustainable agronomy we looked at alternative manure sources. So going forward we […]

2017 Corn Planting

09 Aug
Corn Sprout

Welcome back! Today’s topic is corn. What we’re planting, why we’re planting it, and so on and so forth. Let’s begin with grain corn… Unlike last year when we decided to go with four different varieties (if you want a refresher, feel free to check that post out here), this year we’re only planting two. […]

We’re Back! (Update)

01 Aug

It’s been a while since our last post, so before diving into all the things we have coming up, we thought we’d let you know what we’ve been up to since we last posted. In quick recap: We planted our wheat in late September and early October and are very pleased to say it is […]

2016 Pinto Beans

13 Jul
Pinto bean sprouts

We’ve discussed manure and corn, and now it’s time to tackle another staple in farming. Beans. These little plants are a vital player in what we grow here at Silver Reef. In fact, not to toot our own horn, but Silver Reef has sold our pinto beans to quite a few customers throughout the United […]