With Intern Virginia at the helm, the oxen look to be in fine form as they journey through the fields. Once this job is done, it's on to the spring-tooth harrow for more field preparation. Then it will be time to plant the wheat.
In the next field over, Farmers Ian and Larry ended their day of plowing early after only a few rounds. Although by no means are we facing drought conditions, the rain over Howell Farm has been sparse these past few weeks and the ground is now too hard for good plowing.