In addition to the regular chores of a Tuesday morning (look for a new video, "Scenes from Morning Chores," this afternoon), today was a day of cleanup after the weekend's Mercer County 4-H Fair. One of the most arduous tasks was loading many bales of waterlogged hay onto a wagon (the farm used bales of junk hay for a maze and other purposes) to then be disposed of in the compost pile. As the interns can attest to, it the soggy hay bales made for some heavy lifting.
The Furrow is the online newsletter of The Friends of Howell Living History Farm. We will be updating this site about once a week with crop reports and other insights into life on a horse-drawn living history farm.
|THE FURROW: The online newsletter of Howell Living History Farm