Full Geso of plowing demo shots

Bruce Walker bruce.walker at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 11:03:15 EDT 2010


Eric Weir wrote:
> On Jul 19, 2010, at 10:12 AM, David J Brooks wrote:
> 
>> Sorry Eric, i misunderstood you i think.
>>
>> Not that I know of.
>>
>> This group travels all over to find the old equipment, restore it and
>> try their hand at it.
>> The "old boys" show up to tell 'em what they are doing wrong.:-)
>> They also have old engines that they display along with the farm
>> equipment at the local fairs.
> 
> There are a few farmers here and there around the US who, in addition to the Amish, have chosen to farm with horses. Their costs are a whole hell of a lot lower, they can grown their own fuel, and they don't need as much land. 
> 
> Impacts on the environment, in contrast with industrialized agriculture, are positive. They grow a greater variety of crops -- oats, hay, and pasture in a addition to corn and soybeans -- and they can use animal and green manures instead of petroleum-derived fertilizers.
> 
> I hope the rest of you will forgive me for engaging in off-topic reverie. I'll cut it out soon -- perhaps right now.

Yeah, quit yer horsin' around.

-bmw




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