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Post spraying

Monday, May 24, 2021 John is out with the sprayer again today, applying a post-emergence herbicide to selected corn fields.  The herbicide mix includes Atrazine 4L, Laudis, and Roundup WeatherMAX.  There is bit of anti-drift agent in the mix, too.  … Continue reading

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Summer (like) work

Saturday, May 22, 2021 Summer is still about 4 weeks away, but some summer jobs are being performed now. John is out putting down a layer of post-emergence herbicide, which includes some Roundup WeatherMAX and Liberty.  For our Asgrow XtendFlex … Continue reading

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Last field of #replant21 soybeans

Wrapped up the replant of soybeans on Monday evening.  Yes, that will be all of it…unless and of course we have some yet unforeseen flooding or other event that damages some of our fields.    But, I’ve unhitched the tractor … Continue reading

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Wheat developments

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 As I was finishing up the #replant21 of soybeans earlier this week, John was finishing off the final application of fungicide to our wheat crop.  Yesterday, our  DynaGro wheat consultant, Landon Taylor came by to evaluate … Continue reading

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Soybean #replant21 is done

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Yesterday evening, I wrapped up the replanting of soybeans.  It was more acres than I originally thought, but the replanted beans went into the soil in very good condition.   We are now receiving a light rain, … Continue reading

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More #replant21

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 After a very lengthy ride in the Gator this morning, I discovered that there will be much more #replant21 than I thought last week.  Big areas of the Huey farm, as well as the Pond and … Continue reading

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Quick crop check

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 It’s a sunny but cool morning.  We started the day out at 48ºF (9C).  The high today is only supposed to reach 63ºF (17C), which is about 10 degrees below average.  (I hesitate to use the … Continue reading

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Rainy Monday

May 3, 2021 We had rain overnight and this morning, totaling .4″ (10mm).  That was just about perfect!  From the big rain last Wednesday (3.3″), some fields had created a crust that would have made it difficult for the little … Continue reading

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Almost done…

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 #plant 21 We are not experiencing a drought in our part of Indiana, but in this region the fields are drier than we would expect for late April.  This has allowed us to move through our … Continue reading

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Warming trend

Friday, April 23, 2021 After the cold nights of Tuesday (with snow!) and Wednesday, the weather is trending warmer.  Highs in the low 80s are predicted early next week.  I guess if you don’t like the weather, just wait a … Continue reading

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