Category Archives: Harvest

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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Damp Monday

Monday, October 12, 2020 With heavy fog in the morning and overcast skies all day, it has not been a good day for soybean harvest.  Instead we turned our attention to grain deliveries.  Sent loads by appointment to nearby GPC … Continue reading

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Back to Beans

Saturday, October 10, 2020 After 5 big days harvesting corn, we are returning to soybeans today.  More specifically, the double-crop soybeans (DCB).  We have had a good week in the corn fields.  For the past two days, we have been … Continue reading

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Corn harvest pictures from the air

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Yesterday, as we were harvesting at the home farm, John was able to fly the Phantom 4 Pro out the get some aerial shots and video of corn harvest. There is a short video of this … Continue reading

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Corn again

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Now that the first-crop soybeans are all harvested, yesterday we returned to the corn fields.  We were hoping that the grain would be dry enough so that we could place it directly into storage, but it … Continue reading

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One rainy day.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Well, we got some rain yesterday.  It has been dry for about 8 weeks!  Everything was covered in a coat of dust!  But yesterday, we got some rain.  At .17″ (4mm), it wasn’t much, but the … Continue reading

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Good week

Saturday, September 26, 2020 This has been a good week for cutting soybeans.  We began harvesting soybeans last Wednesday, and we used every day since then to harvest them.  Now, this morning, it feels like we are having an ‘Oregon’ … Continue reading

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Not one, but two.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 On Monday, the 21st, we had two special visitors to Carnahan & Sons.  Film crews and photographers! First, was Kevin and Meghan Bryan from Visual Poet Studios (VPS) in Louisville, Kentucky.  They were here with Jeff … Continue reading

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First soybeans

Thursday, September 17, 2020 We harvested corn for two days, finding it wetter than we’d like.  It was 24-25% average, but some got as low as 22%.  But after those two days, we found some soybeans that would cut.  No, … Continue reading

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