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Potato digging the old fashioned way

A couple of weeks ago I was out to the Scott-Carver Old Time Harvest Steam & Gas Engine Festival in Jordan, MN.  It was a very enjoyable time.  As a youngster I used to go with my grandparents to a … Continue reading

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Moist Minnesota Morning

This scene is typical of Minnesota in July.  The soybeans are waist high and wet until 10 am when the sun finally burns away the dew that set in the night before. I can remember walking beans as a boy … Continue reading

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Spraying Potatoes Circa 1980

This is a photo of my grandfather taken around 1980 of him spraying potatos with “something” probably a fungicide or pesticide to keep the plants from being eaten. My grandfather, Andy Pfeiffer, farmed the bottom of a dried up lake … Continue reading

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