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Old 10-14-19, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Rollfast View Post
Our potato and onion farmers were in a big hurry too and unfortunately one farm owner was killed when his worker didn't see him behind the onion harvester and turned it on I went to school with his kids I think.
My condolences

A lot of ag accidents happen. My neighbor stopped disc plowing to eat lunch (back in the '60s) and didn't see that his family's dog had taken a nap in the shade of the discs. When he started back up he ran over him

Just recently I read where a lot of farm tractor operators fall asleep and fall out of their seat while pulling implements like disc plows that put them away in the most horrible fashion. I used to plow for neighbors at 13 years old and never thought much about that although I know my folks did.

Some of the hardier strains of crops actually survived the high 20s Fahrenheit last week I hear. And some did not.
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