The little "Song of the Lazy Farmer" verses appeared in weekly farm papers, such as The Ohio Farmer, for at least two decades from the 1930s until the 1950s.
By Sam moore
Sam Moore looks over a reprint of The Country Gentleman’s Catalogue from 1894.
Hired man’s departure marked end of an era.
Old meat grinders reminder of days past.
There was once debate among threshermen as to which power was best to use on a separator: steam or gasoline. Two poems, submitted in 1929 to The American Thresherman magazine give the opposing points of view.
The work of threshing days brought communities together.
Fox terrier and 12-gauge shotgun fight epic battle reminiscent a different sort of battle.
Recalling fond memories of threshing days.