Category Archives: Farm activity

Cat and Dog on a Hay Bale Canvas Print

Last Summer I was lucky enough to get a decent photo of the Cat and Dog sitting on a Hay Bale looking out across the farm fields. It’s a rare day when the critters pose so nicely like they did … Continue reading

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Turning and Piling Compost

A short time ago several truckloads of partly composted cow manure were delivered by a neighbor. Yesterday proved to be a good day to turn and pile the compost. I got the TD-6 international crawler tractor running for the first … Continue reading

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Hilling Potatoes

The potatoes are coming along nicely and it was time to hill them. Got the tractor set up and did that yesterday. Here’s a short video of the hilling: The Allis Chalmers model G tractor was made for truck farming … Continue reading

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Cutting and Planting Potatoes

It’s a late spring and all the planting has been delayed. Tuesday I cut potatoes and Thursday I got them planted. Put in about an acre, divided between Gold Rush russets, Yukon Gold, and Red Norlands. Took some video when … Continue reading

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Splitting a Tractor – Update

The tractor that was split is back together and looking good! Here are pictures from before, during, and after. You can click on a picture for a larger view: It took some time to round up parts and find a … Continue reading

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Splitting a Tractor

I helped a neighbor split a tractor yesterday. The clutch was bad and in order to be able to repair it, the tractor needed to be split right behind the motor. The first picture is a before shot, with the … Continue reading

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Friday Morning

I stepped out the door Friday morning and snapped a few pictures just before sunrise of the moon and a star in the sky. Shortly after that, a neighbor stopped and picked me up for a trip out towards the … Continue reading

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Finished Plowing

Spent all day Tuesday sitting on the tractor getting more ground turned over.  I did finish what I wanted to get done.  It was a good thing.  It’s been cold enough to freeze the ground since then.

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Today’s Stuff

Worked a bit this morning on a ‘Rivers and Streams‘ group I’m moderating at RedBubble.  A new experience, haven’t moderated a group before. Ground hasn’t frozen yet so did some more plowing.  Have a few hours left to finish the … Continue reading

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