Jump-Starting Above Zero

Published 1:54 pm Tuesday, January 13, 2015

It was a cold start for both man and machine last Thursday morning as temperatures plummeted into the single digits across the area. It got down to five degrees at Josh Moss’ house, one of the farm workers at the Ellis Farm at Mount Rush in Buckingham. The farm’s staff, (left to right) Dean Kyle, Randy Leech, and Josh Saxon, were among many laboring outside while trying to keep themselves and equipment warm and running. The cold, which kept their tractor from starting for hours, delayed not only school openings, but also the feeding of cattle. “Thank goodness for the cab tractors in this weather,” Leech said just before attempting to jump the ice-cold John Deere. (Photo by Jordan Miles)