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Thomas Francis Sloan (1865-1938)

I added a new page on Thomas Francis Sloan, who was a farmer, miner and janitor. He lived at 2075 Beach Avenue in 1914 and 1915. 10 more words



Farmer doesn’t go out for day trips very often. He loves his farm and working on it. And, of course, the farm needs him there. So it has to be a very special occassion for him to take a day off – anniversaries, weddings, birthdays – but only in the winter! 228 more words

Policemen deployed in Ogun community as herdsmen kill farmer

Armed policemen yesterday took over Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State, following the alleged killing of a farmer by suspected herdsmen on Thursday.

Few hours after the Ogun State Government took proactive measures to prevent clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the state, people suspected to be herdsmen have hacked a man to death on his farm. 199 more words


Don't send a Chevy to do a Ford's Job!

If you had told me 20 years ago that I would be driving a truck…and that truck would be loaded with hay for at least five months out of the year, I would have scoffed. 454 more words


Taking a Break

Friends, I have some news. I’ll be taking a sabbatical from Quarter Acre Farm in 2018. After 10 growing seasons, it’s time for a little step back to dream, plan, and strategize about the future of my farm. 26 more words

Crop Planning

In the Snow

(Photographs copyright 2018 by Dan Routh)

Michael Williams of Williams Dairy in Grays Chapel, North Carolina. Michael was just off his tractor. He and his dad had cleared the snow from several miles of rural roads so that the milk truck could get to the farm and pick up their milk.


The Suicide....(poem)

In a small village of a country,

There lived a peasant with his family..

In a small hut with thatched roof,

He had a cow and a dog that woof… 328 more words