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Alfalfa is a perennial forage crop grown across the U.S. that can be harvested multiple times in one year.
Buckwheat is a food crop similar to a cereal grain (like wheat and oats) that grows 2-4 feet tall and has abundant white flowers.
Canola is a member of the mustard family and grows a yellow, flowering stem that is 4-5 feet tall.
Field corn is a member of the grass family, grows 5-12 feet tall. Each plant produces kernels that are filled with starch and have a hard shell.
Flax is a fiber and oilseed crop in which oil is extracted from flax seeds and fibers are extracted from flax stems.
Gourds are a fruit with a hard-shell that come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and patterns.
Indian corn is characterized by multi-color kernels that can be yellow, white, purple, red, and blue.
Oats are a cereal crop that belong to the grass family.·Oats grow quickly and they grow well in poor soil condition.
Pearl Millet is a grass that grows 4-5 feet tall and produces seeds on a spike that looks similar to a cattail.
Popcorn is a member of the grass family whose hard kernels can be popped when heated.
Quinoa is a South American staple crop that produces seeds which are small and edible.
Red clover is a member of the legume family, grows one to two feet tall, and produces dark green foliage with small purple flowers.
Sorghum, also known as Milo, is a cereal grain plant with seeds that have high carbohydrate content.
Sweet corn is the kind of corn consumed by humans as corn on the cob, canned corn, frozen corn, and other corn products
Triticale is a hybrid of wheat and rye, and, as a result, it assumes many of those crops’ qualities.
Wheat is a cereal crop that belongs to the grass family and is a notable staple crop around the world.
Help us celebrate the (near) end of sunflower season! We’ll have: Live Music– from Eliza Petry Music Ice Cream– from Crowridge Farm Ice Cream Sunflower Maze Bring your family and friends to enjoy a beautiful evening. This will likely be one of the last days that our sunflowers will be in bloom. Mark “going” on […]
Mid-Season Report (July 26, 2021)
Crop are progressing nicely. After the first round of planting in April, we finished planting all of the rest of the crops by the end of May. We even had our very first harvest of triticale at the end of May. 10 candid observations/lessons from our first spring/early summer season: 18 crops may be too […]
Sunrise/Sunset Yoga with the Sunflowers (July 20, 2021)
Join us for a FREE all-levels yoga class in the sunflower field with local yoga and meditation teacher, Kristina Reese.
Stevie Jay interviews Clearview Farm’s Jim Goss and Sophia Hortin (July 14, 2021)
Jim and Sophia sat down with ESPN 93.5’s Stevie Jay to discuss the inspiration for Clearview Farm, the soon-to-bloom sunflower field, and other upcoming crops and future plans.
Early season crop growth (What to look for at Clearview Farm) (May 5, 2021)
We have crops at many stages right now at Clearview Farm. We have two crops, wheat and triticale, which were planted last fall and are nearing their reproductive stages in the plant cycle. We expect to harvest the triticale as a forage for cattle later this month or in early June. Wheat harvest should occur […]
Pondering About Planting (April 5, 2021)
The importance of planting is inarguable in any farming operation– it is an essential undertaking to growing a crop. As spring approaches, farmers are eager to get their crops in the ground. However, they are also committed to selecting the appropriate timing, ensuring crop and soil health. How do farmers know when it is the […]
Wheat and Triticale – An Early Spring Marvel (March 29, 2021)
What is forming that rich green carpet at Clearview Farm? How did it turn green before the last snowdrift had even melted away? The vibrant green color observed in early spring at Clearview Farm is our wheat and triticale crops. Wheat is one of the world’s most prominent cereal grains, and triticale is a hybrid […]
Welcome to Clearview Farm! (March 2, 2021)
This project has captured our imagination and excitement. We sincerely hope that it will be a place for people of all ages to enjoy, learn and imagine. Please watch as we unveil a season of colors through interesting and unique crops.