At the farm house of Mr. Weingartner in Schlierbach I took a lesson in cutting hay with a traditional scythe. Interested people can also take a class learning about some facts regarding agriculture. Though this is mainly an offer just for fun the lessons are pretty informative.
So for example one learns to milk cows and to draw a distinction between different sorts of crop. The class is humorously named ‘Landmatura’ (Land = agrarian, Matura = Austrian Higher School Certificate).
Well, thats me taking my first lesson in cutting hay. As you can see it is really my very first attempt. What about you? Would you love to take a lesson in working with a scythe?
- Landmatura (Website)