Farm museum to host Threshing Day July 6

The Northern Neck Farm Museum, 12705 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, will hold Threshing Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 6.

There will be a threshing machine demonstration, with antique combines and binding machines, reported Wayne Smith. Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be for sale.

Threshing is the process of loosening the edible part of grain from the scaly, inedible chaff that…