Round Baling

I’ve had a request for more tractor photos, so I plan to do a tractor gallery soon!  Until then, let these photos of a John Deere 70 hauling a round baler tide you over.  We’ve* had limited success with the round baler, but we* made four times as many round bales this year as last […]

Hercules the Tractor

This is the 1941 Farmall H that I mentioned in my last post…I’ve been using it to rake hay in the field lately.  Ain’t it a beauty?  Being me, of course, I named it Hercules.  When you hit a ground hog hole, the old seat bounces you into the air, and if you push the […]

Orchard at-tractors

And now for something totally different! My friend has a bunch of really old tractors and he has been teaching me a taxonomy of tractors, of a sort. (I even got to rake hay with his 1941 Farmall H.) He’s been showing me how to identify (wild) tractors in the field based on their diagnostic […]