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Tractor Tuesday: The Mighty Caterpillar

Our Caterpillar 930 articulated wheel loader may be the most versatile machine we drive here at the farm.

The Only Brand-New Tractor We Ever Bought

If you regularly drive the Edgartown-West Tisbury Road at the twilight hours of morning or evening, you might have spotted our John Deere 5425 with Jim behind the wheel.  He chose the options when we ordered it — the… Read More

Strawberries vs. Weeds: Our 2-Year Strategy

Growing crops outdoors is a constant struggle with weeds, and sometimes they get the upper hand — temporarily. That’s why our strawberry plants get plowed under after just two harvests, when the weeds in that patch become too… Read More

Tractor Tuesday: IH Hydro 84 is Best for Haying, Spreading

Purchased from Charley at Village Power Equipment in Berlin, Mass., our International Harvester Hydro 84 has its strengths and its weaknesses.

Farmall 140: Still Going Strong at 59

Currently set up with a 5 row custom Buddingh weeder and rear end sweeps, this International Harvester Farmall has high clearance for cultivation and works on both five- row and three-row bed crops. Though almost 60 years old,… Read More

Watch: This Is The Sound of Grass-Fed Cattle

We couldn’t help sharing this short home video by Meg Athearn on our Instagram account, where we post new photos daily and videos whenever we can.

Uncle Leonard’s Farmall

Jim’s uncle Leonard Athearn (1918-2005) bought this International Harvester Farmall model A in 1946, not long after he returned to the Vineyard from serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Here he is harvesting hay… Read More

Watch: Planting Potatoes with the Lockwood Planter

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Watch: Corn Picker at Work

For more photos and videos from the farm, please visit our Instagram gallery at instagram.com/morninggloryfarmmv. 

Tractor Tuesday: Ford 5610 Has Seen Some Changes

This is the tractor that switched wheels with the Ford 4600 in 2004. We bought it as a loader with a bucket for $10,000 from John Olsen of Huseby Mountain Farm in West Tisbury.