How do you name your fields? What are some unique names you have for fields?
The most common would be home, middle, South, bottom, West 80, east quarter.
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spooky place, ballfield, and barbershop bottom.
Well our farm surrounds Corona lake, our best field name, especially for 2020 is “Corona graveyard “ and arguably the best 100 acres of the...More
name by section &# then prev owner or land lord and then FSA acreage
etc. Sec1 KN 25.3
used to be all names of former owners but switched to all numbers 10 years ago, every **** catches on quick and likes it.
Usually name of the last person who owned it or who currently owns it. My favorite farm name is *********** 60 just because it is such a Fre...More
”The Killing Field”was named because our neighbour had 15 bison out roaming around and they shot them in the field and the butcher came out ...More
Usually past owners. A few by the first pivots we put up. (West pivot, East Pivot). My favorites include Southway, it was at one time the fa...More
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Smart Man 👆. 😀
Previous owner of the farm,
I have a field named The 40, and The 80. Most of the fields we have are part of a 160 or bigger
No way, we have a farm called “The 80” too! Small world lol
We always start with the Sec, followed by direction in the quarter - this was at the suggestion of our sprayer because it helped them locate...More
We use previous owners name known, then if there are multiple fields North South East West. We have 1 big 400 acre field we just call Big ...More
Gay Baptist, hard money, easy money, *********, ***********,Israel,cigar, chief
We put a letter and number system to work for our fields. The letter is usually the first letter of the last name of the owner. Then the n...More
I have talked to FBN about that.
Our crop insurance did that for us one year. Printed us a little booklet with acres, field legal & FSA farm number if I remember right.
I wonder if FBN would be interested in building a map book for my fields and farms.. Google maps color printed. All know names and legals. p...More
Aside from home sections, Most of ours are named either named after the current landlord or previous owner, sometimes with a direction assoc...More
Have some nicknames for some fields but for record keeping use farm name and 3 digit numbers that are never used over. Numbers are grouped b...More
Ours are all initials of the Township name, Section number, and then N S E W if necessary.
Last name of the person that owns it or was purchased from.
Or numbers is what we do
That's how we do it to. Then add North, South, East, West or combinations of those.
We did rent one farm that hat 20 little fields in it and...More
We do the same thing, too on most of the land
"Indian Reservation" steep, chopped up fields, and poor road access for farming. Should have given it back, they say. Referred to like this ...More
Oasis because you had to go through the pasture, down the Crick and through another pasture to get to a pasture trail a truck could get down...More
I don't farm the field anymore, but the best field name I had was "Rock Garden"... and it earned that honor!
Field legals with initials of landlord plus Acres from fsa. Etc Sec 6 KN 136.78
We’re similar to this - the main section number, then its location north or south, then the east or west corner. Ex. 15 Pivot, 15 NEC, 15 NW...More
Ours as well
Field legals on all but two. Cemetery and The Hill Quarter.
Back bush, gods country, the hill, bin site, office, New hog barn
Some of our field names include; Blue school, Ranch, Ads 80, Crouders, east drip, *********'s.