CLIPPINGS

Snippets of country life brought to you by Woods Equipment Company


  • It’s time…
    Although it snowed just a week ago, these bad boys are going to the shed until further notice. I think I’m safe since today is the last day for the threat of frost in our zone. #yo-hoshovel #prayforwarmth #dontfoolwithmothernature AKL



  • April Showers
    Planting season has come to a screeching halt in northern Illinois. >deep sigh<



  • The Real Sign of Spring
    The crocuses, robins, and warm rains certainly trigger thoughts of the growing season, but nothing shouts, “It’s springtime!” like equipment rolling out of the shed. Bring on the warm temperatures and those big red beasts can get to work. #anticipation … Continue reading



  • Brasil ultrapassa o EAU
    I keep connected to our Sales Team in Brazil through a chat thread on WhatsApp. This group of fun-loving professionals takes great pride in their work and have a heightened passion for all-things agriculture. Earlier this week, Mario posted a … Continue reading



  • Mow! Mow! Mow!
    The prolonged winter created a late start to the mowing season in northwest Illinois. When it finally did warm up (for a short spell) the grass took off and now we’ve had more than four inches of rain in the … Continue reading



  • Chocolate Towns
    Last week, I enjoyed the hospitality of the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and this week, I’m across the Atlantic in Brussels, Belgium. Hershey was the host site of our Dealer Council Meeting, a twice-a-year opportunity to learn about their … Continue reading



  • Northern made, southern grown
    Sundays are for church, breakfast at Mary’s Market, and grocery shopping. My grocery of choice is locally-owned Woodman’s for their broad selection, but I found last Sunday that their selection isn’t broad enough in one particular category: dark, leafy greens … Continue reading



  • Georgia Grown
    Georgia agriculture is one of the biggest economic engines in the state and it’s fueled by a vast array of farm products. At this week’s Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, I met cattle ranchers, sheep herdsmen, cotton farmers, peanut … Continue reading



  • I cried, “uncle”
    I took on a new role at work in January and since then, I’ve had less and less time to spend in the yard. It hasn’t helped that these past few weekends of summer, I’ve traded yard work for cycling, … Continue reading



  • Those annoying washouts
    Our wet spring and summer meant we had to repair the lane several times. The destruction from the last gully washer in July has remained… until today. I used our Woods HBL rear blade, turned around, to roll gravel from … Continue reading