One reason I read Walt Jeffries Sugar Mountain Farm blog is my admiration of his ability as a craftsman/handyman/jack of all trades. There seems to be nothing he and his family can't do on their farm. But he finally met his match. Judging by the length of this post, recognizing his limits was not easy, perhaps even painful, but we all have to admit there are bounds. It's a sign of maturity. Not everyone can make a pig plucker that works.
I should add that most farmers, at least those I'd call farmers, are jacks of all trades, even if they don't take it to the extremes Walt does.