Mowing the Fields of SMLC – LeFurge 2022

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Field Mowing

I started mowing the extreme SE field of the LeFurge preserve on 8-9-2022. Made a number of passes, then got a stick up into the transmission fan breaking all the blades off and shutting down use of the tractor until it is repaired.

Mowing the fields of SMLC – LeFurge 2022

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Field Mowing

On the southeast side of LeFurge is a smaller field. This is the fourth year of mowing it. The goal is to eliminate the teasel from the field. This is difficult since teasel has a two year cycle, and also the seeds can survive two years in a dormant state. Ugh. I don’t know if […]

Mowing the fields of SMLC – LeFurge 2022

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Field Mowing

It takes a lot of mowing or burning to keep the fields free of invasive plants and shrubs! This is the first pass of the LeFurge South field near the campfire area. Had to stop at this point because the tractor had an overheating issue which needed corrected before any further mowing could be done. […]