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City Girls Checking Out a Soybean Field

Our goal for the “city girls on the farm” day was definitely to enjoy cotton harvest but on the way we saw something shiny 聽and got distracted! The something shiny? Maybe you have already seen the photo and have already guessed. 馃檪 Spotting a Tractor These girls heads were turned by a John Deere! We […]

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Farmers are Planning For Cotton Harvest as They Plant Cotton

Sometimes it takes me longer to get around to answering a question than it should. I recently saw some things about cotton planting and a light bulb went off reminding me I had promised to answer聽a few questions from my friend Kevin at The Cotton Boll Conspiracy. He asked: What鈥檚 the planting range for cotton […]

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Midwest Roadtrip: The American Gothic Home

Recently, on my drive back to St. Louis from Des Moines, I had thought I’d stop along the way and take some photos of tractors rolling etc. While I saw lots of machines on the run tilling the earth or planting a new crop, there was something that made me enjoy more driving than photographing […]

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Personalized Christmas Gifts Are Extra Special

This year I was very blessed during the holidays as I have been in the past. We had a great gathering of family and friends, making room for anyone who wanted to show up at the house to sleep or table to eat. I also loved the very real reminder that the holidays do not […]

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Learning to Take Care of Tractors So You Can Drive One!

When I took Jake out to a farm this fall (you may have seen this post with the big tires!), he couldn’t wait to get a tractor started and moving. But wait he did. Our new friend Fred wanted to treat Jake like he would a grown up in the same situation. He took time […]

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My Nephew & Tractor Tires Make for Lots of Fun

My Nephew & Tractor Tires Make for Lots of Fun

This weekend I took my nephew Jake to his first big farm. Yep, this is the same nephew who learned so much about farming when we did the Flat Stanley adventures last year. He’s given me blog fodder for a long time to come, but I couldn’t wait to share a few photos at least! […]

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Mr Shelton tractor driver at Worden Farms

Photographing a Day on the Farm in Florida

For some reason, as soon as we arrived at Worden Farm (website, blog, Twitter), I found a connection to the man who would be driving us around for the day. I think his name was Mr. Shelton. He kept a watchful eye on this girl with a camera moving around too much to take photos […]

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Flat Stanley Goes to the John Deere Factory

Des Moines, Iowa (1,064 miles from home) Moline, Illinois (a 172 miles from Des Moines) Hello Jake, Flat Stanley came to see me at the factory where we build Cotton Pickers and Sprayers in Iowa. He couldn’t go out on the shop floor because he forgot his hard hat, but we did talk about the […]

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