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Farming with Horses (1)

Horses were a key part of farming operations in Wisconsin for about a century, according to Jerry Apps in Horse-Drawn Days (2010).  That surely had to be true in the Borreson and Estenson farming operations. In Homestead, Clara Cook mentions how they … Continue reading

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Haying Season

In the month of June, haying season hit full stride on the farm, so it’s about time that I include this 1935 photo. Bennie, with fork in hand, stands atop the hay load on the right. He is “assisted” by Odell, … Continue reading

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