Crops:The Lynch File: What to do with the stones on your farm

Should you put them on the roadside with a ‘For Sale’ sign on them, or avoid them


Over the years, I have been told many stories about stones. When I was a kid at home, my father use to tell the story of how we had one field which you could walk across by stepping from stone to stone and never touching the soil. And then he would add, “And you could do it with your eyes closed.”

We had names for all the various fields. We had the Big Field, The Sand Field and the Corner Field. That particular field we called “The Stone Field.”

Better Farming - November 2008