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post #1 of 43 (permalink) Old 12-29-2008, 02:08 PM Thread Starter
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Who farms?

Okay guys, I know there's a good many of us on here that farm...speak up!!!

Dad, Grandpa, my uncle and I farm about 2500 acres in southwest Ohio...all green farm. Well we were, now we've got a Cat (Read Claas) Lexion 590R as a combine, but everything else is green.

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post #2 of 43 (permalink) Old 12-29-2008, 03:42 PM
 
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My Gramps, Dad, and little bro all do, technically ranchers on about 30k acres.

All Deere Tractors, mostly Cat equipment.
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South West Ohio here... around 750/800 acres.... all Orange equipment.. and no I dont mean Kubota.. Allis-Chalmers here....

2003 Dodge 2500 LWB 4x4 6 speed with more fuel, air and an extra clutch plate than it came with from the factory!!
1996 Dodge 2500 ext-cab long bed auto being made into a 2.6 puller
1991 Dodge W-350 single cab, srw with nv4500....currently under the knife getting a new body
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I help my dad and uncle farm on weekend's and evenings, they farm about 2000 acres of row crop plus cattle and hogs in central missouri. My Brother and I are currantly looking for some ground so we can get started in the buisness but it is hard to come by righ now.
we runn mostly deere equipment but we do have a an old Minni Mo G705 that spends a lot of time on augers, and Ford Versital

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just don't raise cows. Americans are stupid and take our cattleman for granted. Buy it all from South America and Australia, then whine cuz their jobs are gettin outsourced.
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We have 187 acres, 85 Shorthorns (used to have a 400 sow hog operation). We farm all green tractors. Have some Non-Deere equipment.
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350 acres southern il, all colors 1 hesston,3 ac,1 case,1 (gas) ford,1 ford new holland,1 ih,1 jd,1 kubota,1 agco ac,1(gas) gleaner that pretty much covers it.

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Well lets see here. Got 25 acres raising Pygmy goats ( cut back from 20 to 9 ), chickens ( 55+ ), 2 turkeys, and some ducks.

Iam hoping in the new year to add some Boer Goats to the herd, and become a breeder/dealer in them, and maybe a head or 2 of beef cattle.

The equipment is a mixture:

Tractor - Ferguson TO-20 all orginial
Plow - Single Bottom Freguson
Corn Planter - 2 Row Oliver
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5 or 6 ft Bush Hog - Same as above
2 Row Culitvator -Same as above
5 or 6 ft Blade - Same as above

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I work with farmers all day long, almost everyday of the year(Agronomist). I relief milk for two dairies and help plant and harvest for another farmer. For the most part I farm, I just don't own one of my own. Someday soon though. I do have a 560diesel as well a 1456 turbo.

Why farm half when you can FARMALL!

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Who sows a field, or trains a flower,
Or plants a tree, is more than all.- Whittier.

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We a little farming,maybe 400 acres. Mainly a rancher with beef cows. Would like more land but currently trying to make ranching more profitable with less output.

01 2500 Duramax/ZF6,returned to daily driver590/995
03 3500 Duramax/Ally S/C IV EFI Live {Brothers truck}
04 3500 Duramax/Ally EFI Live,feed truck with 3 bale Hydra-Bed,very sick trans
06 4500 Duramax/Ally 4x4 Monroe,EFI Live,Danville turbo, CM flatbed
11 2500 Duramax/Ally 4x4 H&S tuned and deleted {GF's truck}
13 3500 Duramax/Ally 4x4 stock for a very short time
Some Green Equipment and a heard of Black Angus cows
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