Monthly Archives: November 2017

Blue Sky Day

Saturday, November 25, 2017 You couldn’t ask for a nicer late-November morning.  The sky is a brilliant, clear blue with no clouds and a gentle breeze.  The temperature is supposed to get up to the mid 50s… not bad at all. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving week

Monday, November 20, 2017 We woke up to 29ºF (-2C) this morning.   As the day progresses, the sunshine is abundant, and we will top out at 52ºF (11C).  The sunny day brightens your outlook. Corn is going to market today.  … Continue reading

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Conservation work

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 We are building a new WASCoB terrace at our Steen farm, on the south side of Wheatland.  This addition should improve the performance of the erosion-reduction efforts at that location.  This new terrace will be over … Continue reading

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Done with fertilizer… until spring

Monday, November 13, 2017 Last Saturday, it was a mostly sunny but cool day.  CPS finished up with the application of the fertilizer for 2018.   This was mostly phosphorus and potassium, (P & K) with some micronutrients.  These are applied … Continue reading

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Cooler week

Saturday, November 11, 2017 Veterans Day.  It’s also our son Philip’s 35th birthday!  So, we have several reasons to celebrate. It has been a quieter week.  As the temperatures have cooled down considerably to below-average numbers this week, it has … Continue reading

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Good Start

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 The wheat crop is off to a good start.  I checked out each field yesterday, and found a nice, thick stand, with a healthy green color.  It’s ready to face the winter’s chill.  We have discussed … Continue reading

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End of a busy week

Friday, November 3, 2017 We’ve had some pretty cold nights, down into the high 20s.  But towards the end of the week, a warm-up has been happening.  It is gray and drizzly this morning, but not so cold.  In fact, … Continue reading

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