Category Archives: Harvest

It’s a gray old day

Monday, November 28, 2022 It’s a gray looking day out there, kinda feels like winter, even though that’s about 3 weeks off yet.  The skies are cloudy and gloomy, and there’s a damp feeling in the air.   That makes for … 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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First day delay.

Monday, September 19, 2022 Today would have seen the start of #harvest22.   But since about 3 am, we have received .7″ (18mm) rain.  By 10 am it stopped, and the sun broke through the clouds.  We now have a brilliant … Continue reading

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Check another one off the list.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Another important task was finished yesterday evening.   The new grain bin is now done!  The electricians wrapped up their work, and tested every component that they wired.  All the augers and conveyors that are supposed to … Continue reading

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One last mowing before harvest.

Monday, September 12, 2022 I’m trying to get around to all the fields one last time with the bush-hog before we begin the fall harvest.  We took delivery of the NTU JD 6145R tractor on Friday morning, and I used … Continue reading

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