Farmer Joe was the best potato farmer in all of the state of
Idaho, maybe the best in the whole world. He took pride in his work and did the best
he could to grow the best and healthiest potatoes. He picked the best potatoes to
plant, and made sure to give them the freshest water and nutrients. He made sure to
clean them from pests, with a lot of work and as little harmful pesticides as possible.
At harvest time, farmer Joe would spend his time making sure that
his potatoes were ploughed out of the ground in a proper way so that they wouldn't get
bruised or damaged. This season was a great season, lots of water and sunshine,
great weather, and very little pests or insects. Farmer Joe was looking forward to a
great potato crop.
Farmer Joe and his workers had a great potato crop but they were
not done yet. There was a big patch of land that was so hard that the plough was not
able dig it up. So farmer Joe decided to leave it till the next day.
The next day farmer Joe went to check that stubborn patch of dirt,
but when he stuck his shovel into it, he discovered that it was ONE BIG potato that was
covering the whole spot. This must be the biggest potato in the world he thought.
He had to sit and think of a way to get it out. But how when he knew that
this potato was bigger than a truck?! Farmer Joe knew it was not going to be easy,
but he had an idea. He decided to start by...