Originally Posted by flyweed
Detassled???? Holy crappers...mother of.....I haven't heard that word in a long long time...man that WAS my summer job growing up in Rural Iowa. I worked on both large "bus" size detassling crews, as well as contracted a number of acres myself.
Talk about THE TOUGHEST Job you'll ever HATE!! Good money, but man..lots of hard work...Nothing like FULL PULL!!
where at in iowa? i detassled near fort dodge for a number of years. i agree it's definitely one of those love to hate jobs. loved the checks hated the work. nothing like 100's of tiny paper cuts from the leaves!