Tag Archives: farming

Drought Update

We’ve been getting rain every few days since that first weekend in August. Note that the lawn is somewhat green instead of a crisp golden brown. I have even had to begin mowing on a weekly basis again. But it’s … Continue reading

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Come Mud or High Winds

I went to the farm yesterday to help with this ^^^. Some would say that the John Deere doesn’t look “that stuck” but it surely was. It was passing over a long patch of ground that we suspect has a … Continue reading

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I Farm! I Farm Dog!

Nothing gets our two little dogs so delirious and stupid happy as a trip to the farm. They run until they’re exhausted, searching out every little smell and leaving tiny territorial pissings at every corner. It’s a good life and … Continue reading

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Out on the Trail Again

We took the dogs to the farm today and walked them about half a mile, up and down the section line. A few hundred yards from the farmstead I spotted a fecal grouping from what was obviously a large canine. … Continue reading

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Golden Waves in August

We went to the farm last night and took several photos. This is one of the better ones. It’s a wheat field just across from the farmstead. That’s right, “amber waves of grain” is not a myth of Americana. It’s … Continue reading

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I Roam the Plains, Me and My Little Tractor

I went out to the farm yesterday to help my cousin out. The tractor in the photo above was mired in the mud and that’s a two man job because of the rock picker the tractor is towing. So we … Continue reading

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Dirt Under My Fingernails

This fall I’ve been helping my cousin, The Singing Farmer, moving machinery and trucks around for harvest. This has been a strange year for farmers. The planting season was very late, well into June. When our big hail storm hit … Continue reading

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