Fun with Equipment

Fun with Equipment

I often think that Jason spends as much time doing maintenance, and sometimes repair work, on equipment as he does actually using the equipment. I’m convinced that either farm equipment comes back reincarnated as horses or vice versa. Horses and farm equipment...
Triplicate

Triplicate

We’ve been taking advantage of the wonderful weather the last few days to get things done. Jason has been re-seeding some of the pastures and I’ve been using the shedding blade a lot. Jason has also been servicing equipment, doing repairs and generally...
Hidden Costs

Hidden Costs

(post written by Jason) As I lay on my back under our big tractor changing fluids and filters a couple of days ago I had the thought that owning equipment was one of the costs in time and money that nobody thinks very much about when considering what it might cost to...
Magic Touch

Magic Touch

Jason and I seem to have some sort of magic touch lately, except it is more like a magic curse. We seem to break everything we touch. It is normal on a farm that something is always broken, but these days it feels more like everything is always broken. As Jason...
Equipment Shopping

Equipment Shopping

This past weekend was very wet. The skies opened up on Friday night and by Sunday we had accumulated nearly five inches of rain across the area. As a result the ground on Monday was far too wet to accomplish anything productive in the fields although there is plenty...