Tag: swathing

  • Cutting Grass with the John Deere Number 5 Mower

    I took the opportunity to have some seat time with the Model A and Number 5 mower. There was some tall grass that needed to be cut down as to not be a fire danger once it dries up. The grass was really tall, but the mower and tractor did a good job. Most of […]

  • Summer 2015 Update with Videos

    Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve updated the blog last. Basically, as far as farming goes, my spring/summer can be summarized as the following. The first project was the restoration of the 1957 John Deere 420 Utility. I went to Utah and picked up another 420 parts tractor. I was pretty fortunate to stumble […]

  • John Deere No. 5 Sickle Mower

    My grandpa gave me a John Deere No. 5 sickle mower that he used to use on his farm.  He spent a lot of hours with it mowing alfalfa with his dad while he was growing up.  Since I’ve got the machinery to pull it, I thought it’d be a lot of fun to take […]

  • JD 4230 with 945 MoCo Swathing Alfalfa Video + Timelapse

    This is a video of me swathing (windrowing) a small alfalfa field next to my parent’s place.  I love seeing old footage and videos on our farm–which not much exists of.  So, I try to record this type of stuff because maybe some day someone will find it as interesting as I do. The video […]

  • Random Summer Clips

    With it being so cold this year, I thought I’d compile a small video of clips from various summer activities. It shows a small summary of life in the rural Star Valley Wyoming.  

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