I had a day of farm work this past weekend that many of you can probably relate to. It started about 8 a.m. when I went out and tedded some hay I’d mowed the previous day.
Next, it was off to a different hay field to move round bales into groups of 10 in preparation for hauling them the 5 miles to my dad’s dairy. Thankfully, about 30 minutes into this project, my brother Scott came to help. So, for the next couple hours, he drove the bales to the dairy, while I continued organizing and loading them.
The bales were from two neighbors’ fields that were side-by-side, and since the one only had eight bales in it and our bale wagon, when loaded, couldn’t fit through the gate, I was moving them to the other neighbor’s field two at a time — one bale on the spiked loader in front of the tractor, and the other on the 3-point spike on the back.… Continue readingRead More »