"Old Time" plowing event coming up
See how it was done in the old days
Last updated 4/28/2023 at 9:21am
DAVENPORT - For the third time, an Old Time Mule & Horse Plowing event will be hosted at a farm outside the city. The event is Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30 at 42501 Four Corners Road.
Roughly a dozen teamsters will harness, hitch, plow and harrow with mules and horses like famers of old did, organizer Jon Overmyer said.
"We're looking at probably...ending up with 40 head of horses and mules, depending on how many each outfit brings," Overmyer said. "Probably 12 teams or multiples thereof."
Overmyer himself will be one teamster, but other groups are coming from Idaho, the P...