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Re: Tobacco

Post by Bright Raven » Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:13 pm

Ky hills wrote:
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You don't strike me as a man who has a foul mouth. I confess, I cuss more than I should. It's a vice that I haven't put enough effort into eliminating.


I don't know, but I had a time as a young man, that I used cuss words like commas.


I was a bit surprised to hear that too, but I completely understand, as I have had that habit something awful too. I got an early start with the cussin habit, my dad did a lot of it, as did most of the other folks he was around. As a teen and young adult, I probably couldn't say three words with out slippin one or two in. As I have gotten older I have tried to stop that stuff, and have successfully cut way back, but old habits die hard. Something about farming and things not always going according to plan in doing so that can bring a cuss word or two out still :hide:


It is odd. The oldtime farmers were divided into two groups....

1. They never said a foul word or....
2. They cussed like sailors. My dad was in that crowd. :lol:
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Re: Tobacco

Post by True Grit Farms » Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:22 pm

Cussing is a foul habit that's very hard to stop. I work hard at not swearing but I loose the battle when I get mad. I've sure said a lot of things I wish I hadn't.
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Post by cowgirl8 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:31 pm

I cussed like a sailor as a teen...When I had kids, I was able to never cuss..But once my last kid was out of school, I let the expletives fly..I mainly cuss in front of my husband and try not to in front of anyone else....but *hit happens..lol I did surprise myself the other day when I was insulted for the last time by the idiot neighbor and when I zipped back by him on the way home I gave him the finger...It came back to me like riding a bike..lol....
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Re: Tobacco

Post by littletom » Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:37 pm

I still grow tobacco 90 acres the last couple years. It is grown in the field at 40'' between rows and 20-24 in row spacing. It likes n and potash but if much murate of potash is used it affects the cure. This is burley tobacco

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Post by pricefarm » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:30 pm

I must be weird. I always enjoy raising tobacco. At the end of the day you could look back and see what you had accomplished. I was actually upset with my dad the year we stopped raising it and he sold his allotment.

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Post by hillbilly beef man » Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:19 pm

pricefarm wrote:I must be weird. I always enjoy raising tobacco. At the end of the day you could look back and see what you had accomplished. I was actually upset with my dad the year we stopped raising it and he sold his allotment.


Your dad must have used week killer in his fertilizer and sprayed for suckers. I always hated hoeing and suckering. The rest of I enjoyed.
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Re: Tobacco

Post by Mat Man » Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:18 pm

Nothing like setting in stripping room with grandfather and couple more old timers that were born in very early nineteen hundreds. I would of giving anything if I had recorded them.Those times are gone forever!

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