Category Archives: Farm Days

Back Home Again in Indiana…

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Pat and I took a week to go down to Disney World… We had a wonderful time down there.  But now we’re back to the farm, and engaging in the interesting work of finishing the farm’s … Continue reading

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Rain!

Monday, October 31, 2022 We got some rain!   It started yesterday morning, but let up in the afternoon, so that we could get our granddaughters’ soccer games in.  Then, in the evening, it came some more.  Altogether, we got .8 … Continue reading

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Clean-up continues…

Friday, October 28, 2022 The great clean-up continues at Carnahan & Sons.  Today, it’s time for the green combine.  The first action on it was to take it out to a nearby field, and use the air compressor from the … Continue reading

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2023 already underway

Thursday, October 27, 2022 We are already working on the 2023 crop.  Today, Nutrien is applying some fertilization for next year’s soybeans.  They’ve been at these applications for next year’s corn and soybeans most days since harvest finished. Nick from … Continue reading

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#harvest 22 is in the books

Saturday, October 22, 2022 We finished the fall harvest yesterday about noon.  We were in the Steen Hill field.  It was a brilliant and bright day, with a little wind and good field conditions.  It has been so very dry … Continue reading

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DCB

Monday, October 17, 2022 On Friday evening, after a big week’s worth of corn harvesting, we took the combines back to the main farm.  On Saturday morning, each machine took a turn in the shop for a servicing.  The engine … Continue reading

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The sunny days continue

Thursday, October 6, 2022 The long streak of sunny days continues!   It has been almost ideal weather for fall harvest of soybeans and corn.  They say we got a sprinkle of rain about 6am today, but I don’t see any … Continue reading

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Sowing wheat.

Monday, October 3, 2022 Larry has been working most afternoons last week to sow (plant) our 2023 wheat crop.  After delivering some grain to market in the mornings, he has dedicated his afternoons and evenings to the wheat.  Today, he … Continue reading

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A busy harvest week

Friday, September 30, 2022 As we wrap up the month of September, we look back on a busy week.  We were in the fields harvesting every day.  The weather has been very beautiful… dry and sunny and breezy.  It was … Continue reading

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Pretty good first week

Monday, September 26, 2022 We got started with #harvest22 last Tuesday.  We began harvesting corn, and ran in that for a couple days.  By Thursday, we found some soybeans that were dry enough to cut, and switched over to those.  … Continue reading

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