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Irrigation Pumps

Blog: Triton's Farm   -   Monday May 20, 2013   -   By Triton

This week on the farm: I thought I had the water all figured out and then the pump went out. I would like to say when it rains it pours, but I would like a drenching of rain right now. I think the average rainfall in May is .65 inches. I guess there's not much...

In celebration of the Farmall 140

Blog: Origins Farm   -   Friday April 19, 2013   -   By Alistar

In 1973, a little red tractor died. It was a sign of the times. President Richard Nixon told the Associated Press “…people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I’m not a crook.”; The OPEC oil embargo began; Elvis and Priscilla...

Potato Expressions

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Friday April 13, 2012   -   By Rebekah

Rumbling along on the tractor, ear plugs in my ears and the sun shining in my face, everything seems perfect. The tiller is humming powerfully behind me, creating very fine straight, flat bed tops. I finish the bed and stop the tractor so that I can observe...

101 Things to Do With a Tractor

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Sunday November 07, 2010   -   By Emily

One of the things we're known for, and a point of pride for us, is that we do all our field work and hay making with a team of draft horses.  For us, this is truly what "sustainable" is all about; the horses help us to make the hay in the summer...

Work Begins On Our Newest Pasture

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday August 03, 2010   -   By Chris

We've finally started work on our newest pasture.  This particular pasture is about 2/3 of a mile down the road...not far at all.  We've finally "tamed" the pasture that we acquired laste year--meaning all of the invasive trees have been...

Tractor Papa is Plowing in Heaven

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Tuesday April 20, 2010   -   By Steve or Wendy

        There are farmers, want a be's, and then there are "farmers".  These folks that are "farmers" have jeans that if they could speak would tell you adventures beyond your wildest dreams. ...

Hurricane Farm Takes a Field Trip: Scotland Farm ...

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Saturday May 23, 2009   -   By Chris

Here are some photos from Scotland Farm Day from last weekend. Here is our set up.  To the left we had small pens with a calf, some lambs, and the pigs.  To the right we had a chicken coop and some goslings in another small pen.  I recently...

It's all about the tractor, isn't it?

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday January 19, 2009   -   By Chris

So one of the coolest things about having a farm is having a tractor!  We've managed to all share in its use.  When it is not being used to stretch fencing, haul manure or wood, plow snow, or pull logs, it spends its time doubling as a jungle-gym for...


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