Category Archives: Harvest

Painting day

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 The Carroll Painting crew is here today.  The shop and the tractor storage building, plus the LP tank is getting a fresh coat of white. Here’s the first coat…. John is quite busy today with applying … Continue reading

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Next!

Thursday, June 10, 2021 It is now the turn for the JD combine to come out of storage and be prepared for the upcoming wheat harvest.  The internal work for the JD is a bit more extensive than for CIH.  … Continue reading

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Rainy week

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Rainy week.  We received rain Monday, Tuesday, and today.  All in all, about 1.7″ (43mm) has come our way.   It is welcome. Wheat harvest is about two weeks away.  You can really tell it is “turning”, … Continue reading

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Wheat prep

Monday, June 7, 2021 The combine headers came out of storage today to begin preparation for wheat harvest.  The MacDon FD75 header is being checked for soundness of the cutterbar knife, and it will get a lubrication.  Soon, we will … Continue reading

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Warming up

Friday, June 4, 2021 Warmer days are in the forecast.  Mid 80s are coming, or at least we hope so!  We have not had many days in the 80s.  Instead, we’ve mostly had days in the 60s with nights in … 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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Beautiful Fall Day

Friday, November 6, 2020 Not a cloud in the sky.  Warm.  73ºF (22C) Beautiful.  Does it get any better than this day in November? We have been sending soybeans to market at ADM in Newburgh, IN to fill contracts.  We … Continue reading

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#harvest2020 is done… yes, it really is this time!

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 It’s a beautiful day outside.  Clear blue skies.  And the temperature hit 72ºF (22C) this afternoon. It was equally beautiful yesterday as we finished off the harvest of double-crop soybeans to complete our fall harvest.  Over … Continue reading

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Clean-up begins

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 One of the main tasks in our post-harvest world is to clean up the equipment.  It should be a little bit easier this year because there was no muddy fields during harvest.  The dust was quite … Continue reading

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#harvest2020 is done… well, almost.

Monday, October 19, 2020 As I look out the office window this morning, I see a rainy day.  It has been a long time since the last significant rain event.  We have received 1.8″ (46 mm) during the night, and it … Continue reading

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