Holmes County, Ohio has grown by leaps and bounds over the past 50 years with regard to identifying the various groups of Amish. To the locals, it is easy to identify New Order as well as the various groups of the Old Order. Many visitors have asked, "How can you tell ...
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By: LaVonne De Bois
As Spring arrives, so does the need to prepare for planting of crops. Farming among the Amish remains in the 8 - 10% range with regard to family occupations.
Recently I interviewed a New Order Amish farmer about farming methods. Even though Amish are allowed to utilize tractors on the farm for running equipment, some New Order may use tractors for fieldwork. That is not the norm, but demonstrates the extreme examples from one group to another.
Working in the field does not ...
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