Category Archives: Harvest

Another January Monday

January 24, 2022 The day started out cloudy and chilly.  Even though it is now above freezing at 37ºF (3C), the wind just makes the cold air cut right through.  So, it’s a good day to work in the shop … Continue reading

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Clean-up continues…

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Brandon has been quite busy with the clean-up.  He has given his touch to several machines so far.  He uses compressed air to blast off caked-on dirt along with loose dust and leaves.  Then, he uses … Continue reading

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#harvest21 is complete

Monday, November 8, 2021 Last week was a wonderful November weather week.  Even though there was frost each morning, the afternoons were beautiful!  The fields dried down enough by Wednesday that we could return to the DCB fields.   We were … Continue reading

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Frosty morn

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 This morning we had our first frost of the season.  You could see it sparkling on the grass as the pickup lights shone across it.  The sun is coming up rosy today.  The forecast has us … Continue reading

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Some fixin’

Friday, October 29, 2021 Yesterday afternoon, we had a busy time with some repairs.  Mechanics from both our CIH and JD dealers came by to do some fixin’.  On the CIH 8250 combine, Brad worked on the programming of the … Continue reading

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Two outta three

Thursday, October 28, 2021 It’s raining again this morning.  Only .14″ (3.6mm) so far, but it looks and feels like more.  After the weekend heavy rain, we were able to return to corn harvesting yesterday, and we finished off the … Continue reading

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A good week behind, an uncertain week ahead.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Last week was a pretty productive week of harvest here at Carnahan & Sons.  We went to the corn field down at our ‘Freddie’ farm on Monday.  We worked diligently there for Monday and Tuesday… and … Continue reading

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Back at it

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 We returned to harvest on Monday.  We moved to our most distant location, the Freddie farm-13 miles from home base, and started in the corn there.  We had a good and big two days there, and … Continue reading

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Pretty soggy again.

Friday, October 15, 2021 It’s a beautiful, sunny morning, but we got another rain overnight.  1.8 to 2.2″ (46-56 mm).  So, the progress of #harvest21 is stopped again.  Of course, the trucks are busy today, delivering grain to markets at … Continue reading

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Field work on Sunday

Monday, October 11, 2021 After last week’s rainy spell, we were able to get some corn harvest in on Friday evening and Saturday.   Today, the weather forecast is telling us some significant storms are coming this afternoon.  Because of that, … Continue reading

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