Category Archives: Experimental Work Farm

We’re getting a new park!

Not that much wrong with the old one but .. Our little park here in Orchard Ridge, all 2.68 acres of it, is being renovated. The old basketball court and single light standard were removed several years ago. Can’t remember … Continue reading

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Know any one can make it rain?

“Right as rain,” my farming Grandma Rose (1885-1979) would say when she agreed with something. We are headed toward bad drought here in southern Wisconsin. A major moisture malfunction and the future looks dry as a Taliban tavern. 10% chance … Continue reading

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Air quality alert for SW side of Madison!

Due to mid-course correction on Allis Chalmers G project Restoration on the Experimental Farm’s 1949 Allis Chalmers model G tractor is underway! It’s a tractor we grew up with as kids 60 years ago. (!) (More here.) Cute as a … Continue reading

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Playing with my little G

Painting the world a better shade of orange Don’t need it. Can’t really use it. But wanted it, anyway. A 1949 Allis Chalmers model G tractor.  Four-cylinder, 62-cubic inch engine lives behind the tractor seat. (Just over half the engine … Continue reading

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June 2021, the crazies come crawling

Let’s leave Crazy to the Left Memorial Day weekend has come and gone and with it a brief outpouring of America the beautiful. Madison WI and the nation are now back to full on crazy. So far, the Left has … Continue reading

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We’re going to seed at the Werkes

Making the world a better place! We first acquired Stately Blaska Manor and the Experimental Work Farm 30 years ago via force of arms. The previous overseers mowed from fence to fence, right up to the manor house. Only years … Continue reading

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