The Harvesters Patch

Watermelon Patch A small-town country farmer has a watermelon patch and upon inspection he discovers that some of the local kids have been helping themselves to his prized watermelons. The farmer thinks of ways to discourage this profit-eating situation. So he puts up a sign that reads: “WARNING! ONE OF THESE WATERMELONS CONTAINS CYANIDE!” He… Continue reading The Harvesters Patch

Loch Ness 

The picture above is part of an old fashioned sickle bar mower. Earth Tools describes the mower:  Typically called Sickle bar mowers, these have been the traditional mechanized tool for mowing hay for over 100 years. The earliest ones were drawn by horses, and the reciprocation of the blades was powered by the rolling of iron… Continue reading Loch Ness 

Corn fused

(Photo taken at Culver festival in Culver Indiana) It seems a farm boy accidentally overturned his wagon load of corn. Thefarmer who lived nearby heard the noise. “Hey Willis!!” the farmer yelled. “Forget your troubles. Come in with us. Then I’ll help you get the wagon up.” “That’s mighty nice of you, ” Willis answered,… Continue reading Corn fused