Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens, TN

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Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens, TN

Postby 'Country' Elliott » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:21 am

Hey guys & gals...We are just about 1 month away from our 4th. Annual Mayfield Farm Show & Plow Days Event. This year will feature the following: Friday & Saturday plowing (weather permitting) for all makes & models of tractors (from vintage full-sized to garden tractors and 2 wheeled models). Plenty of land to be plowed ! FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY ! 10 acre corn maze; haunted trail; corn cannon; punkin' chunkin' sling shot; Great Food & Mayfield Ice Cream; Hay rides; Music; Pumpkin Patch and MORE ! Exit 52 on I-75 in Athens, TN then follow signs. Web Page is http://www.mayfieldfarmandnursery.com Hope to see y'all there !...'Country' Elliott
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby Rudi » Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:24 am

Country:

Looks like y'all are going to have a grand time. It is on the CubFest and Gatherings Calendar and this is now a sticky .. :D
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby Former Member » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:04 pm

I will do my best to make it Country!
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby tmays » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:08 pm

I plan on going! Hope to see you there Country!
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby Former Member » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:58 pm

Thomas, if we both show up, perhaps we can coordinate a cub express North to South run if folks need stuff moved. I will be at stonethrow in GA the weekend of the 4th.

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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby 'Country' Elliott » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:44 am

Hey Neighbor Dale & Thomas...That's GREAT NEWS ! In terms of plowin'...we've got one field that's a little over 10 acres, and MORE available if necessary. The Mayfield folks have been wonderful hosts over the past years, and their family farm is one of the oldest operating farms in Tennessee (since 1820) ! Certainly with all the activities for the kids, it's a real family event. Major chain hotels are within 5 miles of the farm (on Exit 49) I-75 in Athens, TN...and there's an RV campground The Overniter within 3 miles at (Exit 52), that has given event goers a 10% discount off their rates if you tell them you're attending the show. http://www.overniterrvpark.com :wink: ...'Country' Elliott
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby 'Country' Elliott » Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:27 pm

I plan on using my #152 disc plow (YES Dale...I'm finally gonna drop it in the ground :{_}: ) Puttin' on a plow day is chancy at best, because you're always at the mercy of the weather. In past years we've had BEAUTIFUL weather & RAINY-COLD weather. As we get closer to the 26th. I'll keep you boys posted on our local Athens, TN forecast. With money being as tight as it is & fuel costs being so high...I hate to see any of you travel any distance to be with us unless conditions are nearly IDEAL :D Of course, if you're not gonna plow...you're WELCOME to come by anyway and see the displays (or be a part of them) :wink: ...'Country'
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby tmays » Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:59 pm

I won't be able to bring a tractor with me unfortunately. I'll be able to attend one day only. Country, what day do you think would be the best day to attend?
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby 'Country' Elliott » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:14 am

Hey Thomas...
Generally Saturday is the best day of the two. Friday (with many folks still working) becomes a setup day (and of course the weather becomes the MAIN FACTOR) for folks coming from out of town. Are you planning to come with your family Thomas ? Are you needing a hotel room or a campground site ? ...'Country'
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby tmays » Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:40 am

'Country' Elliott wrote:Hey Thomas...
Generally Saturday is the best day of the two. Friday (with many folks still working) becomes a setup day (and of course the weather becomes the MAIN FACTOR) for folks coming from out of town. Are you planning to come with your family Thomas ? Are you needing a hotel room or a campground site ? ...'Country'


Thanks Country. I'll shoot for Saturday then. Darci's Mom lives in Cleveland. We'll be staying there. Darci and I will spend Friday with them and I'll be in Athens Saturday. Thanks!
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby 'Country' Elliott » Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Long Range Weather Forecast for Athens, TN for CubFest Plow Days calling for SUNNY...High about 70 degrees...ZERO chance of rain for BOTH Friday Oct. 26th. & Sat. Oct. 27th. :{_}:
Hope to see as many of you who can attend...:wink: 'Country'
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby 'Country' Elliott » Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:47 am

WEATHER UPDATE (as of Wed. Afternoon 10-24-12) Saturday now has just a 20% chance of showers in late afternoon, High about 61 degrees.
Friday looks GREAT (SUNNY no chance of rain) High in the 70's . I checked to plowin' fields and they are lookin' GREAT !
We can start plowin about 10 a.m. both Friday & Saturday and they'll be a place in the field to set up your plow prior to 10 a.m. both days...:wink: ...'Country'
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby Former Member » Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:45 pm

'Country, I am not gonna be able to make it. Our local club came up with a plow day the same day, and, Jan and I have an early afternoon church fall festival.

I just can't do all 3. Sorry buddy.

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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby 'Country' Elliott » Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:45 pm

Well Cubbies...I disc plowed about an acre with my Farmall Cub. The weather was BEAUTFUL, and the soil conditions were FANTASTIC...rich dark brown loamy soil that rolled of my disc plow
like butter. They had about 1500 school kids at Mayfield's today & they enjoyed watching me plow the field and seeing Roy & Albert's Hit & Miss Gas Engines. I'll look forward to meeting any of you
who show up tomorrow...whether you're there to plow or just shoot the breeze...'Country'
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Re: Cubfest Plow Days, Oct. 26 & 27 at Mayfield Farm, Athens

Postby tmays » Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:09 pm

I'll be there tomorrow. Looking forward to it!
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