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Great Grain Cart Improvements

Grain Cart via thefarmerslife.com

A grain cart is a great tool for adding efficiency to harvest.  A cart keeps a combine moving while spending more time harvesting and less time driving to and from trucks waiting at the edge of a field.  Combines are expensive to operate so the less hours a farmer can put on his combine the […]

Farm Week in Pictures 08/17/2014

Freightliner Full Fender via thefarmerslife.com

Farm Week in Pictures has been on hiatus for a few weeks.  Several weeks actually.  After wheat harvest, I didn’t have a great deal of unique pictures to show off.  We spent a lot of days hauling in the rest of the 2013 corn crop, and we spent a week at Disney World.  But things […]

Farm Week in Pictures 05/03/2014

Family Farm via thefarmerslife.com

A bit of a slow start early this farm week due to wet soils, but by Wednesday we were back to planting again.  Take a look!  Family Farming Great shot my wife got of our son and me after he spent a whole afternoon (until 9pm) planting popcorn with me. Planting that popcorn! Seed Swap! […]

Farm Week in Pictures 03/29/2014

John Deere via thefarmerslife.com

Farm activity this week consisted of working on tractors for a good portion of the week.  The 4630 especially got some TLC.  We’ve be finishing up installing the loader we bought at auction recently.  I started just a little bit of prep on the big Deeres to get ready for tillage and planting.  A few […]

Farm Week in Pictures 11/16/2013

Trencher via thefarmerslife.com

Farm Week in Pictures is really changing now that harvest is over.  Right now we have several projects happening at the same time.  We are managing water on one field, tilling other fields, improving my truck, and we even bought a farm! Harvest Finale Some of the final results of our 2013 harvest.  On Monday […]