• Leveling

    So after discing the new field comes rough leveling. This is the implement. Here’s what it looks like in action. It’s a whole lot more efficient than going out there with a shovel and doing this by hand. I asked Nathan how he knew the best ways to level sand. (It’s not as easy as
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  • One vine at a time

    Each day the trellis system expands a few more rows. I’m told the process will take about a month to complete.   I can’t tell you how impressed I am with these trellising and milk-cartoning and wiring crews. It’s hot. It’s been particularly windy this week. There’s sand blowing in their eyes and ears, and
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  • My thrilling day

    Before we can finish discing the field, the mesquite must be removed. Now for all you folks like me who don’t know why, this is why: The thorns. They can take out a tire at twenty paces. Trailer tire, disc tire, truck tire, pivot tire, tractor tire–it matters not. The thorns are gonna win. So
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