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 – Farm 2022

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Field Mowing

Mowing the fields at SMLC Conservancy farm is done on a rotational basis. One quarter of the field is done each year to keep invasive plants and shrubs down. The is the North West 1/4 of the field looking west. I need to work on the West-East leg a bit, maybe a compass to get […]