Homesteading is tricky especially when Mother Nature Strikes. Not only can homesteading and farm life be tricky, it can also be so rewarding. It can be a real challenge!
Farming is a gamble anywhere you live. You never know what the weather is going to do. Our altitude where we live is 5600 feet. While a frost in May is not unusual for us we still get our sprinklers going and our pivot turned on to start watering the alfalfa.