October: Farm Life Journal

By Mark Jackson

The rustling sound of standing corn, the rich hues of autumn leaves and the freshness of cool fall breezes, all add to the exhilaration of the harvest season. It is amazing for Mark Jackson to watch his combine's cutter head take a 30-foot swath of standing soybean plants and feed it into a 40-inch throat for threshing. It would be kind of like eating your favorite veggies using Mom's largest ladle! With football and tailgating season in full gear during harvest, learn who Mark credits with the invention of tailgating...