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Old 06-18-2012, 01:05 PM   #31
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If I can find the number of the guy I bought mine off he would probably give you a deal if you bought 10 of them. I'll look for it when I get off work.

Did you secure a place to get posts from yet? I need to find a place that has a good deal on posts.
Post r supposed to come from the utility comp. i have a friend who has lined that up for me. Hopefully start picking them soon to collect them til we have enough.
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:24 AM   #32
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Long time no update so. Here are a few pictures ive taken and also my mother while putting in some hard work on the farm
I know its def not as cool looking at a field of hops w no trellis but we r working on that. Also when the drip irrigation gets done i will post pics of that as well. For now the tote on the trailer works ok. Takes about 5-6 hours to water everything.
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Old 07-09-2012, 03:52 AM   #33
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Quick question, what the spacing between your rows?

 
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Old 07-09-2012, 04:54 AM   #34
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We are in the same boat, and I started to put my posts in today.
My rows are 14' apart, if that helps. Waiting so long to trellis has been an absolute nightmare, and weed/insect management have been a nightmare with bines growing eight feet into the middle of the rows and around 30 different nightshade weeds. I would only wish this much hand weeding on my worst enemy. I firkin hate nightshade.

 
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:46 AM   #35
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quick question, what the spacing between your rows?
12'. Ill be the first to say they look close in pictures and 14' wouldve prob been a little easier getting around but no biggie. Trellis design is next!! And stacking poles up. Ive been thinking def just waiting til feb to start the trellis. Then dont need to worry "as much" w running over bines that are growing in the rows.
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Old 07-09-2012, 09:49 AM   #36
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:35 PM   #37
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So you decided to rototill instead of drill each hole? What are the big rocks there for?

Looking good so far. I want to see a picture in a few months with bines growing all over that field ;-)

 
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:54 PM   #38
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So you decided to rototill instead of drill each hole? What are the big rocks there for?

Looking good so far. I want to see a picture in a few months with bines growing all over that field ;-)
No we did drill each hole. About 20 hours total in drilling. Since drilling spits dirt all around the hole we used the plow attachment to push the dirt back in. It looks like neat rows due to surface dirt. The large rocks in the center of the field are more of a place marker. The family dog is buried there. So there is a circle of. Course where we didnt put rhizomes there. But we say hopefully shes watching over the field!!
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:16 PM   #39
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No we did drill each hole. About 20 hours total in drilling. Since drilling spits dirt all around the hole we used the plow attachment to push the dirt back in. It looks like neat rows due to surface dirt. The large rocks in the center of the field are more of a place marker. The family dog is buried there. So there is a circle of. Course where we didnt put rhizomes there. But we say hopefully shes watching over the field!!
How much land cddi you pant on? This is very cool stuff!! Ay local breweries preorder or are your looking to harvest and sell on demand?

 
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:38 PM   #40
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How much land did you pant on? Lol sorry iPad acting up".

 
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