John Deere Green

A little about my fascination with green tractors.


A short story about combines.

Garden Tractors

Antique lawn mowers at tractor shows prompt memories.

Red Power Isn't Always Red

Unlike most tractor shows that I go to, the Red Power Round Up is an International Harvester only show.

The Old F20

A short story about the F-20 tractor at home.

Cabin Fever

Reminiscing about my grandparents' garden as I wait for spring to get here.

Winter Arrival Delays Turkey Processing and Brings Challenges

Farm on the Hill's pastured turkeys received an unexpected 'stay of execution' when a freak early snowstorm prevented safe travel to the processor! Read along and see the challenges that Farmer Bryan faces as he works to keep the birds safe and alive for one more week out on the winter pasture!

Life and Death on the Farm

Life and death are a daily reality on a farm. Join Farmer Bryan and Lori as they try to help a hypothermic chicken after a night of storms.

Pastured Eggs

Visit the springtime pastures of Farm on the Hill as "the girls" are introduced to their new home!

Almost Egg Time

Farm on the Hill's Egg Mobile inches ever-closer to completion ... watch the progress with us!

The Chicken or the Eggmobile

Construction on the Eggmobile and Chicken Tractors is in full-swing at Farm on the Hill, while a surprise in the brooder throws a monkey wrench in the preparations for the arrival of baby chicks this month!

The Little Tractor That Could

Getting a tractor would mean we could keep up with the weeds and thistles, claim new areas, dig post holes, and a whole lot of other needed jobs.

Farm Machinery: Then and Now

A short dissertation on the differences between modern farming machinery and the ones my grandfather used.