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Carrot Harvest!

Have you ever wondered how carrots are harvested? Me too! Found this cool video showing how a carrot harvester works. TOTALLY AWESOME!  

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A Note From North Dakota!

We’ve happily received communication from a follower of Kiss My Tractor who happens to be TheBoss’ cousin, Lisa!  She and her husband are farmers in central North Dakota.  In fact, as part of their operation, they farm the original family … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Night Before Planting

This poem can be found on the website America’s Farmers, a website dedicated to sharing the lives of families who spend their days working the land with those who enjoy the fruits of their labor.  Enjoy! ‘Twas the night before … Continue reading

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Tracing a Harvester’s Timeline

How did farmers go from manually cutting, gathering and threshing wheat to modern combines? If you have ever watched a modern combine harvest a field of wheat, you will quickly recognize that it is a miracle of mechanization, saving farmers … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson  

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Thought of the Week

Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy. -Ralph Ransom

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Onion Harvest, Middleton, Idaho

Western Idaho is big onion country.  Those yellow, white and red onions all y’all enjoy?  Many of them are grown right here in the Treasure Valley!  My contemporary, Sid Freeman is a farmer in Middleton; he was gracious enough to let … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Harvest, Palouse Farm

Harvest has just wrapped up in Eastern Washington – wheat, barley, lentils, peas and GARBANZOS!  I visited Todd Strader last week, and he let me take photos of his harvest in action.  We highlighted Todd and his operation in August, … Continue reading

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A farmer’s heart skips a beat when he sees the harvest come safely in; the grain fully stored in the silo, the potatoes overflowing their bins, the calf fully grown. This is the fruit of his year’s labor, the culmination … Continue reading

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