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a day in the life of a farm
« on: May 08, 2013, 12:20:50 AM »
my goal is to put up a picture a day from the first day of planting to the last day of harvest. that may be unreasonable as some days i may have many and some days none. some days may be interesting and some day mayy be as boring as watching paint dry but we will see.  today was the first day in the field so here we go.

the view from one of my offices today. looking ahead, looking behind and looking above.
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2013, 12:27:03 AM »
something isn't right. look what must have been buried for a while. it's not mine and i am sure whoever lost it is long gone.
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2013, 12:30:14 AM »
we don't stop at dark. the  final pic for today is the last thing i saw as i walked  to the house tonight.  can you tell what it is?
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2013, 12:32:54 AM »
the green is in the right place in that picture BEHIND the tractor  :POKIE:
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2013, 01:07:38 AM »
Very cool. I'll be following this thread.
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2013, 01:14:51 AM »
 thumbsup2      me too!

Are you going to restore the nippers?     There is still life left in those!

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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2013, 06:05:45 AM »
Cool thread, those nippers look pretty good. You suppose a farrier was shoeing a horse in the field? I can almost smell the dirt. thumbsup2
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2013, 07:40:14 AM »
Man, that is a whole lot of flat panicx

Living in rolling countryside my whole life, I am always amazed at pics of your fields.  Thread should be great!!
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2013, 08:24:39 AM »
Happy to see you in the field.  thumbsup2  The ground looks mellow and ready.

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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2013, 09:29:13 AM »
Great thread Harlan--Just throw those nippers in the Vinegar bath and let em soak for a week!  Should buff out real nice!!......Cranky fishslap

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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2013, 02:52:13 PM »
Great thread , luckily the nippers didn't find your tire.
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2013, 10:14:49 PM »
Great thread Harlan! How do you like your EZ-Guide? You have autosteer, or still steer the Fred Flintstone way?
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2013, 10:50:50 PM »
Your in North Dakota, where are the buffaloes???
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2013, 12:28:26 AM »
Great thread Harlan! How do you like your EZ-Guide? You have autosteer, or still steer the Fred Flintstone way?
i have three auto steer systems. an ez guide plus,  250   and  a 500 light bars or controllers, each running an ez steer. i could not imagine going without them.

the pinchers? they are toast. deep pits and the handles are thin. if i could get them loose, the handles would bend so i doubt they are much more than wall hangers.

i have some pics that i took tonight but i can't get them on to my memory. they are in the internal memory and i had forgotten to put the card back in. Bslap

i had to tear apart the motor on the fertilizer pump on my planter. damn liquid fetilizer sticks to every thing. the shaft was stuck solid but i got it free and it seems to run smooth now. we will see when i get the pump back on in the morning. maybe the mrs. can retrieve my pics. so much for day two, failed already. :eek:

edit. here is the pump, put back in one piece. have not been able to retrieve the other pics yet.
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2013, 12:56:33 AM »
 Sink a post on the edge of one of your fields and take a photo a day of a crop growing from the same spot on the post.
 Cool stuff Harlan, glad to see that white stuff is missing from the ground.
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Re: a day in the life of a farm
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