Farming Fathers: Ipswich farmer teaches kids and grandsons the gift of patience
July 8, 2020
By Connie Sieh Groop
Special to the Farm Forum
Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the Farm Forum June 26, 2020 and was written to honor Farm Forum’s Farming Fathers.
June 15 was one of many exceptional days at the Geditz farm near Ipswich.
“We started at 8:30 in the morning and finished up at 7:30 that night,” Larry Geditz, 61, of Ipswich said. “One of us was running the V-rake with two of us baling. It was great to be out there with the family working together. That’s when you know you’ve done something right. The wind dried the alfalfa, it was 90 degrees with no rain on...