Rae Valley show highlights oldtime farming

Horse-drawn discOldtime farming techniques and antique machinery were featuerd at the Rae Valley Heritage Association’s 27th annual Nebraska State Antique Tractor and Horse Plowing Contest last Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24, west of Petersburg. The event featured a wide variety of activities, including horse-drawn plowing, discing and planting. Above photo shows Mike Mortensen of Neligh with his draft horse team, pulling a disc in a newly plowed field.