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Farm Life

Life on the land, farm shows, lessons from the past and more

By Now Surely You've Caught Up

by Jeannine Snyder

Daylight saving time hits us every year ā€” and this is the third year where we'll spend more time "saving" than in standard time.

Red Sky at Night ...

by Jeannine Snyder

Variations of this weather lore abound, involving both shepherds and sailors, and even appear in the Bible and Shakespeare.

Videos from the Glory Days of Cornhusking Contests

by Farm Collector

See footage from 1930s-era cornhusking contests

Blogger Asking for Sorghum Syrup-Making Memories

by Farm Collector

MOTHER EARTH NEWS blogger is looking for people who remember sorghum syrup-making


Looking for leads on Sears & Roebuck Corn Sheller

by Farm Collector

Sears & Roebuck corn sheller leaves no clear trail of information.

Different Kind of Peanut Gallery

by Beth Beavers

These old iron videos show the labor intensive process of peanut harvesting in Virginia and Georgia.

1919 Ice Harvest Video

by Leslie McManus

Catch a glimpse of life almost 100 years ago in this amateur film from 1919, which shows the labor intensive process of ice harvesting.

IHC threshing rig

By David Babcock

This photo was taken in September 1922. It shows brothers John and Carl Surine with their International threshing rig.


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