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Sure had fun plowing this weekend

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03-12-2019 07:58:30

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Finally got my garden plowed. I wanted to do it in the fall, but this year it's been too wet, and me too busy.
I'm not sure who had more fun, me or the old M. It was still a tad on the wet side and I had to scrape the mold boards off a couple of times. But it needed to be done and more rain was in the forecast. Nothing like the sound of the old M when you drop the plow. The garden has a soggy spot in the middle where the old tractor would growl as it went through. Such a good sound but glad I don't have to plow all day.

Hoping to disk and plant potatoes before the end of the month. Then on to corn and beans, etc.

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03-12-2019 14:56:45

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 Re: Sure had fun plowing this weekend in reply to denglish, 03-12-2019 07:58:30  
I'm in similar straights as Bass. It's been a real mess here with all the rain. We have nurses and other care givers who come to the house to take care of my sick mother-in-law resulting in a lot of daily traffic on my long driveway. They've really done a number on it and it's been too wet to get a load of gravel in. Problem is that those nurses see a puddle and drive around it. I wish they'd drive through the puddles and not keep making my driveway wider every time it rains. It poured again today and thundering now.

Fortunately my soil doesn't have a lot of clay and will break up pretty well with the disc harrow (he says hopefully).

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03-12-2019 13:13:54

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 Re: Sure had fun plowing this weekend in reply to denglish, 03-12-2019 07:58:30  
at least you got to get in.... my place is still toooooooo wet... my M and 300 are ready, spuds are cut, but just cant get into the field.. sun maybe two days then a week of rain.

the old drive way is 4wheel drive only with a chain on each tractor to pull the truck out.


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03-12-2019 13:59:05

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 Re: Sure had fun plowing this weekend in reply to bass, 03-12-2019 13:13:54  
I don't know about you'r land,but if we plow or work it to wet, it turn to lumps,and will dry out prematurely , the worst thing u can do here!

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03-16-2019 08:33:39

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 Re: Sure had fun plowing this weekend in reply to FastFarmall, 03-12-2019 13:59:05  
a foot of snow here in central wis yet

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