What I do on my 'Day off'

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by mattfromNY, Sep 15, 2007.

  1. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Some pics from earlier today. I have a friend with a large farm, and once in a while I blow off some steam by running silage trucks. The first two pics are another truck filling while I wait my turn, the third pic is the chopper (John Deere 7400, with 6 row corn head), and the last pic is through the windshield while we open up a field (The chopper is blowing the corn over my cab into the box)

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  2. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    what a view makes me want to leave michigan
     
  3. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
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    Looks like fun. Missing haying. Miss hauling hay off the field.
     
  4. Dstosh

    Dstosh LawnSite Senior Member
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    Awesome. The corn looks a lot greener there than here.
     
  5. capelawncare.com

    capelawncare.com LawnSite Fanatic
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    Its like mowing really, really big grass! with a really really big mower!
     
  6. silverscapes

    silverscapes LawnSite Member
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    dstosh different season corn...which means less time to maturity and its probably a corn grow just for silage new york season is alot shorter then say md or de :usflag:
     
  7. copeblk

    copeblk LawnSite Member
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    were these taken recently? where in cny are you and already chopping. i live on a family farm south of cazenovia. looks like some of the hills from around here.
     
  8. josh1981

    josh1981 LawnSite Senior Member
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    nice pics. what town in ny? im from plattsburgh
     
  9. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
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    cool pics, now thats a way to mow a field!
     
  10. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We were chopping in Dryden, near Cortland. All of the big farms around here have started chopping (Actually, that was the second farm we finished this year, custom work) Most of the smaller farms are just getting started with corn. The farmer we were chopping for on this farm is a big bowhunter, and he wants all his corn done well before bowseason.
     

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