Jump to content

What did you do with your Red tractor today?


DT Fan

Recommended Posts

It's tractor day for our FFA chapter. Had to move several to get to the one the grandson wanted to take for Friday festivity. All went well till we got to the  designated driver. Had not run it in a year, so a little low on oil and fuel tank looking for some liquid and battery had only one crank left.  Grandson went for the charger and I got the oil. As he was pumping fuel ,I asked if washing was next?  No, it looks cool this way was the reply. Good kid!

  • Like 3
Link to comment
Share on other sites

482ECAD2-190C-4D49-97FC-8218403C5D8D.thumb.jpeg.c043a4fad14c36589458eac0fb6d718f.jpeg

Finished planting my last farm yesterday. 

21A6997E-D1EB-4CD1-BD8A-E880B8F5A2A5.thumb.jpeg.d3aaeb9c61500fea5310a30985ed10ec.jpeg

Planted oats and orchard grass with the Super MTA. 

15938636-3264-4336-ACF8-16AD951B1832.thumb.jpeg.05fbc84a9d1868c829a95ed5672a6f14.jpeg

Rolled the fields with the A. Ended the day mowing the lawn with the Cub and a Woods belly mower. Sorry, it was just about dark so no pic. 

  • Like 6
Link to comment
Share on other sites

On 4/30/2023 at 5:34 AM, DT Fan said:

Did a little discing with the 10, preparation for bean experiment. Did the little patch I'm going to plant 14" rows with the All-Crop drill with the 475. Looks like it should plant real nice. Then changed to the 490 and did a 14 acre field just to see how that will compare to the no-till ones. Conditions were near perfect when I started. Got about 1/4 done and it started spitting rain, kept going.By the time I finished it was getting a little slimy! Still dust coming up and worked good but don't think I could have run another 20 minutes.

Later got the cyclo mounted, hopefully get some new parts on it today.

0BB341EE-16B6-4924-8BC5-82FD075634F3.jpeg

Any pictures of that drill?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Planted a couple of acres of hay with a broadcast unit bolted to the drawbar. Alfalfa and Brohm. 

When I start my spring job I will roll it good with a green tractor. 

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

3 hours ago, lorenzo said:

Any pictures of that drill?

I'll get some. Really like it, so handy for waterway repairs that I seem to have to do every year.

Finished changing parts on the cyclo, though if I could count, one more row would have gotten done... Went and got seed, put 10 bags in each hopper, headed to the field. Get going and rows 5 and 11 say their not planting. Everything was fine up in the yard. Did find a broken wire on 11, guessing a bad connection on 5 as just twisting them got it going. Decided to go to work tonight. If it's dry tomorrow should be a good day, everything's ready. If wet, going to get s few more parts...

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

It's so dry here it wasnt a great year to hook up to it, but then again since its dry I had a little time to kill instead of waiting on the ground to dry out like normal I've planted 2/3 of my crop. I am going to plant this later.  Got to have some fun with the German. 

20230502_195152.jpg

  • Like 7
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Finished planting corn today.  Earliest I have been done with corn in several years.  On to soybeans!

55 acres with the 1066 and 900 planter to wrap up today.

526D1084-3759-4587-9436-7382C1CA51AA.jpeg

  • Like 7
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Loaded a small manure spreader with pig poo from grand daughters 4-H fair pigs with 5140. Spread with 350 utility in pasture field to hopefully Kickstart some frost seeded grass and clover. 

Feed round bales with same 5140 maxxum.  We were dry but hot 2 1/2" of rain in May so far.  Back to mud. Loving the 4x4 maxxum for feeding round bales.  

Cruised around pasture looking for newborns in the maxxum while I was there. 

Pounded a few posts in with 884 and shaver pounder yesterday. Replaced a few really old ones. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

I finally got my little cotton patch planted yesterday. It's only six rows about 50 yards long, but it's enough to keep Mrs Mac's spinning wheel fed over winter and sore my back and fingers picking it.

20230506_181652.thumb.jpg.e9bfbde76d98670f852d48d460e5fd76.jpg

Don't mind the grass in the middle, had to plant it in the orchard and so there's three rows of cotton, one row of apples, and three more rows of cotton. The 340 does a great job with the Allis planter, but would like to find a one row IH planter one day so I could use the same plates I have for my two row 186 planter. For now though, it'll get the job done.

Mac

  • Like 7
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Got everything set up to spread the news yesterday. Figured I would get a picture before everything was covered in "it".

image.thumb.jpeg.f52e81f8571c7ba4a0894893776ddc40.jpeg

 

image.thumb.jpeg.5b961fd6642bde9f3593e3064f5117c2.jpeg

 

Mike

  • Like 7
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Friday after work the farmall c did its job mowing the yard. IMG_0455.jpg.7db1331deed1475751fdf8009421efdf.jpg

On Saturday we decided to plant most of the garden. My oldest son Isaac worked up the smaller garden with his 48 Farmall Cub and the three point cultivator, while my 9 year old son Owen worked up the bigger garden with his Farm all H and the spring tooth harrow

.IMG_0460.jpg.a885c324f8937a8fc20f726257ff4912.jpgIMG_0462.jpg.03537c4924bcdc3e41ad3ba6f6d5c25d.jpgIMG_1243.jpg.e89094a3f1e710ff50aff5f6bdb0c26b.jpgIMG_0464.jpg.8ba888805060ad18b597a6004c525c11.jpg

  • Like 9
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...