Tag Archives: Farm equipment

Picking up

After mowing, some cuttings will go straight to the feed rough, rather than getting baled. Usually this happens is the weather has been damp for a few days and the fields haven’t dried. It has to be removed from the … Continue reading

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Farm auctions

These are not always pleasant times. Lately many of these auctions are on farms that are going bankrupt. Farmers will come from around the area to see what is offered; they need machinery or tools, perhaps they can get what … Continue reading

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The ‘Not for Sale’

Sitting under the snow looking forlorn, this truck gets many inquiries as to it’s availability. In the passenger’s window written by a finger is not for sale (can’t make it out in photo). Owner uses the truck to service farm … Continue reading

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Spreading

This mundane farm chore in Vermont became a target of the Progressives. Flatlanders moving into the state from NJ, MA, CA and CT became worried about alga blooms in Lake Champlain. They decreed that farmers couldn’t spread manure on frozen … Continue reading

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Making hay

Raking hay into windrows after it field dries is the last step before baling. Once the hay has been tedded to insure drying, raking and baling is done as fast as possible to get it in the barn. Round bales … Continue reading

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Don’t let your eye fool you

There are many things to see when traveling Vermont’s byways. All one needs is a bit of imagination and that machine on the horizon is a Jawa andcrawler. Need to be careful out here; this is open space between Ferrisburgh … Continue reading

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At the Addison County Field Days

The County Fair is a week long time to get away from the daily farm chores for a while and meet with the neighbors. It is also a chance to compete in all matter of events from pie baking to … Continue reading

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Rural Vermont

Timeless VermontHamilton Rd. Weybridge, Vermont 4/12/2008

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Forgotten farm fields

Old hay baling trailerHawkins Rd. Ferrisburgh, VT.

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