Driskells Harvested Peanuts

11/3-6/2019 – Driskel Cotton Farm picked the windrowed peanuts with four combines, a special trailer, and lots of dust. This post is to show our Grandkids the process of gathering peanuts. First – Dig up the peanut plants so the peanuts dry out. Next – Use combines to remove the peanut from the plants. Next […]

Continue Reading

Driskell’s Planted Peanuts

5/22/2019 – Driskell Cotton Farms finished planting peanuts in the field north of the house. There was a longer time than in the past between the cows leaving and this planting. They had a lot more grass than needed for the cows and so baled it–over 100 round bails. Then the field was subsoiled with […]

Continue Reading

Working Weekend: 11-13-2013

Took off Wednesday the 13th through Friday. Cold Wednesday and Thursday with fire in fire place. Then turning warm, drizzle/rain on Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning. Had a few seedlings and very few stewart pecans. replaced spigot to fields at pump that had just started spraying. Over tightened the new spigot and cracked the T. […]

Continue Reading