That place must have been a bit of a eye opener

did you say it was sw kansas your family went to Dave? I worked out of setanta for a bit when I worked on harvest crew out their.

Yes. My relatives farm at Lakin which is also where the feedlot pictures are taken. The Versatile with the big sweep plow is at Deerfield, the last shot is at a completely different farm owned by one of my relatives' in-laws near Syracuse. All places basically along Highway 50 between Garden City and the Colorado border.
The last shot was drilling wheat with a 40ft JD box drill. The picture was actually taken while riding on the drill. There were two outfits working in tandem drilling the same field. I thought I had more pictures to hand but it was pre digital cameras and that's all that's on Photobucket at the moment.


im not a deere man but from memory jd 2030 had mechanical 4 wheel drive whilst 2130 and 3130 had the hydraulic 4 wd,??

You could get the mechanical front axles on the 2130 and 3130, quite soon after the hydraulic was introduced. It never took off, took to much power to do nothing.
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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...