Monthly Archives: July 2020

Another new experience

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Yesterday, another new experience came to Carnahan & Sons.  A drone…sprayer!  Yes, we have experience with our drone for photography, but this one applied a fungicide for us. This came about after a  phone call from … Continue reading

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Busy week

Friday, July 24, 2020 It has been a busy week, but not hectic.  Not so busy I cannot be home for supper.  So, we were occupied, but not like planting or harvest seasons. Late last week and early this week, … Continue reading

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DCB progress

Thursday, July 16, 2020 I have been out on the Gator this morning.  Besides spraying some roadsides, I checked on the double-crop soybeans (DCB).   I think they are making good progress.  All our fields got a small rain last night, … Continue reading

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Mid-July already

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Boy, oh boy!  The calendar pages flip over pretty fast.  Here we are in the middle of July already.  The pace of work here has finally slowed,  if just a little bit.  John has ‘caught up’ … Continue reading

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Hot Day

Thursday, July 9, 2020 This qualifies as a hot day in SWIN.  Ambient temperature is 93ºF (34C) and a ‘feels like’ (or humiture) temp of 106ºF (41C).   So far in 2020, we have not had a day when we hit … Continue reading

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#plant20 and #replant20 are done

Monday, July 6, 2020 Today, we finished all the planting for 2020.  PTL!  On Saturday-Sunday June 28 & 29, we received 3.4″ (86mm) of rain.  This was just after the DCB were planted.  Driving around yesterday, I discovered a few … Continue reading

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Summer sizzles

Friday, July 3, 2020 Today it is 90ºF (32C) outside.  And, typical for southern Indiana, it is humid as can be!  It just feels ‘sticky’ out there.  But there is plenty of moisture in the soils and the corn and … Continue reading

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