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    Posted September 22, 2012 by
    JannetWalsh
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    Murdock, Minnesota
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    Fall Harvest in Murdock, Minnesota

     

    By Jannet Walsh, Murdock, Minnesota

     

    I took these photos at Murdock, Minnesota with an iPhone 4 about 9:30 a.m., a temperature of about 39F (3.9C), on a sunny day, but it was windy out in the open fields.

     

    This was the first cold morning for the season, requiring a down jacket, cap and gloves when I went to take the photos.

     

    All the photos were taken in Dublin Township, a division of Swift County in Minnesota, where my family has called home since about 1876.

     

    Many farmers are harvesting their crops, mainly corn and soy beans or preparing the ground for the spring crops.  A farmer at Steve Collin's farm was tilling, also called ripping by farmers as the ground is turned  over to prepare for the next crop in the spring.   You can see the ends of the corn stalks that are going into the ground and mounds of dirt where the tilling has started

     

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