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19 Things That Mildly Irritate All Farmers

Getting hay out of your clothes is the literal worst.

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1. First of all, there's the fact that your work literally follows you home.

If you leave the door open, you may well end up with a goat in your living room.

2. In fact, you're always getting unwelcome visitors.

Instagram: @palomasfarm

You don't know how difficult it is to chase a chicken out of your home until you have to do it.

3. No matter how many times you wash your hands, the dirt and oil never quite come out.

4. And it's not like wearing gloves will solve the problem.

And good luck getting the oil off anything you touch in your car.
Twitter: @thegrayfoxfarm

And good luck getting the oil off anything you touch in your car.

5. Your sleep pattern is dictated by your cows.

So you can forget weekend lie ins.
Twitter: @ManitobaRedneck

So you can forget weekend lie ins.

6. In fact, you actually look forward to rain because it gives you an excuse to stay indoors.

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7. In the summer, you always end up getting a pretty interesting tan.

It takes pretty much the whole of winter for your tan to even out.
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It takes pretty much the whole of winter for your tan to even out.

8. You swear you do laundry at least twice as often as everyone else you know.

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You sort your clothes based on how much mud they have on them, and how smelly they're going to make your house.

9. You always have one of these in your pocket.

All that time spent outside means you need to take care of yourself.
Twitter: @FiveMarys

All that time spent outside means you need to take care of yourself.

10. Sometimes it feels like you're the only person who appreciates the small things.

Only farmers know the difference between 5 mph and 5.5 mph.

11. You know there is no job quite as thankless and unraveling this stuff.

When you take the job inside, you know you're in it for the long haul.
Twitter: @Farmer_Problems

When you take the job inside, you know you're in it for the long haul.

12. But you have plenty of fun jobs too. Like feeding the calves.

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It's really cute, and you get to sit on the calf warmer.

13. As a farmer your hands go through some tough times.

Whether you're forking out the calf pen or wranging chicken, your hands always seem to get it.

14. And your dating opportunities at work are very, very limited.

You don't meet many people in the middle of nowhere.
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You don't meet many people in the middle of nowhere.

15. When you finally get home, you have to change clothes immediately.

#farmerproblems covering ur body with hay

16. And your work somehow finds its way into all areas of your life.

Forget taking the scenic route home; the smell of the turkey feed on your backseat will probably spoil the journey.
Twitter: @thegrayfoxfarm

Forget taking the scenic route home; the smell of the turkey feed on your backseat will probably spoil the journey.

17. You're always having to cancel plans at the last minute because you need to think ahead.

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You never want to get frozen in.

18. Your colleagues can be spectacularly unhelpful.

If you're fixing a manure spreader and your colleagues are in the way, good luck trying to make them move.
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If you're fixing a manure spreader and your colleagues are in the way, good luck trying to make them move.

19. But hay, at least everyone can agree that your job is one of the most varied jobs out there.

When people say farmers are dumb. Wait, how many people you know are accountants, CEOs, mechanics, teachers, meteorologists, all in one?