Category: Workcamping

Grabbed an extra hour of work

While everyone else was grabbing an extra hour of sleep from changing the clocks back I grabbed an extra hour of time and a half at the sugar beet harvest. 💰 Thirteen hours, My body is so ready to rest.

Good clean fun

The boys had a blast withsome good clean fun on the dirt pile today. Another mud ball fight and since rolling and sliding down the hill. Kids being kids. I slept most of the day with how of going back

Workamping at the sugar beet harvest may be for you if… have experience in the rodeo because it will come in handy to be able to hog tie the sample bags. …you ever wanted to be taller because if you don’t constantly scrape the mud off your boots you will

Come on Big Money

I’m beginning to feel like I’m on Wheel of Fortune.  When they spin the wheel and say, “Come on big money!”  I am so ready to get back to work and earn the big money that I came here for. 

The Healing of the Beets

Yeah, I’m so happy. The beets are healing themselves. I didn’t know that was a thing, but apparently sugar beets can heal themselves after a freeze. I had thought that we were waiting for the fields to dry out so

Here Comes the Sun

We have been here exactly two weeks and finally we saw lots of sun today. It was windy too, a cold wind, but a wind that will hopefully helped to dry out the fields so we can get back to

A visit to the Sugar Beet Museum

It just seemed right to visit the Sugar Beet Museum while we are here for the sugar beet harvest. Besides we have plenty of time since we haven’t worked in a week and probably won’t be back to piling beets

Sugar Beet Harvest, Idle time and comparisons

Today is the 13th, but it is no longer Friday. It’s Saturday which means that we have been at the Sugar Beet Harvest for 2 weeks now. Most years the harvest is done by now and everyone is either gone

The Unbeetable experience, Sugar Beet Harvest, positions

The first night I spent learning my job and getting to know my coworkers, the 5 people on piler 2 plus our foreman.  Only one was a local. The rest all arrived in their RV like me, ready to make

The Unbeetable Experience, Sugar Beet harvest, The Beginning

Living full time in our RV has gotten off to a rocky start with more repairs than anticipated needed for the RV.  So to pay for those repairs and put a little money into savings I decided to do the