Looking for real life farmers

ribby
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Looking for real life farmers

Post by ribby » Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:52 pm

Hi there! I'm a journalism student at Cardiff University and I'm currently writing an article about people who play video game versions of their real life occupations or hobbies. If there's anyone on here who works on a farm in real life, I'd be really keen to get in touch. Many thanks!

Mike61021
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Joined: Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:53 am

Re: Looking for real life farmers

Post by Mike61021 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:53 pm

I use to farm from the age of 14 till I turned 25 now I do highway maintenance in the United States I play this game because I miss farming but with having a wife and kids i need to stay in the career I am in.

dapals51
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Joined: Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:07 am
Location: Iowa, USA

Re: Looking for real life farmers

Post by dapals51 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:10 pm

I farm, I'm in my late 20s, I played before I took over my families farm, and I still love playing it. It's great distraction for real life issues. When you love what you do it is difficult to stay away.

If you're willing post your article here. Follow up is great.
XBOX one player
Farmer in the midwest USA

Thedebe48
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Joined: Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:07 am

Re: Looking for real life farmers

Post by Thedebe48 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:21 pm

I've played the game for about four years. In my late 20s currently, and I've been farming/ranching all my life.

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FarmerLee73
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Joined: Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:48 pm

Re: Looking for real life farmers

Post by FarmerLee73 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:27 pm

You mean FS19 isn't real life!!? :confusednew: :confusednew:

My world has come to an end! :frown: :frown:

Illinois Farmer
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Joined: Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:34 pm

Re: Looking for real life farmers

Post by Illinois Farmer » Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:33 pm

I farm in real life and play the game because it relaxes me and I enjoy doing something I love.
1200 acre farm, 3000 hogs, 200 cattle, 16 ewes,1 ram, 30 lambs, and xbox one user

Tylercheesey1986
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Joined: Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:04 am
Location: Central West, NSW Australia

Re: Looking for real life farmers

Post by Tylercheesey1986 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:06 pm

I am a real life farmer in NSW Australia.
I really enjoy FS as it allows me to have fun farming with no real life consequences if I do something wrong.
Aussie who loves himself a 7790 JD cotton picker, 100ac was most i got off in one day. (22.5hrs)
Currently a 300 ac irrigated beef farmer with Hereford Angus x.
50-120 head.
Gear-MF i148, 7 disc offset plow, fert/seed broadcaster, harrow bars.
Only crop for improving grazing capacity so don't need much.
Aussie farmer who thinks FS 19 rulz :gamer:
Xbox gamer tag- TopCheesey420

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