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Sun is out!

Thursday, September 23, 2021 The sun is out again after a few days of gray and rainy skies.   The day started relatively chilly, 46ºF (8C).  So, it is ‘get on a sweatshirt’ day.  I miss wearing my shorts to work, … Continue reading

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A good first week of #harvest21

Saturday, September 18, 2021 Garrison Keillor used to say on his radio show, “It’s been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown…”   Well, it has not been a quiet week here.  We started fall #harvest 21 on Monday.  We … Continue reading

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It’s a start

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Yesterday afternoon we inched our way into corn harvest.  We went over to our “Harry” farm location and got several loads.  We caught up to our dryer just before dark, so we stopped for the night.  … Continue reading

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Labor Day along US 50

Monday, September 6, 2021 Making US 50 look a little better today. I’m working closer to home today.  Tomorrow, I’ll work at locations more distant.   This will be a busy week with the rotary cutter. Ross thinks we can start … Continue reading

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It’s going again

Friday, September 3, 2021 The John Deere 6130R returned home yesterday.  I had engine cooling system trouble with it a few weeks ago, and it had to go back to the dealer for repair.  They had some difficulty securing the … Continue reading

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Another week closer…

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 We got a rain on Saturday evening, then another yesterday evening… it amounted to over an inch!  Late-August rain is a boost for the double-crop soybeans (DCB).  I don’t think it will affect the corn yields … Continue reading

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Concrete projects moving along

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 The crew of Hendrixson Concrete is making progress toward some new concrete surfaces for the farm.  There are four parts to this month’s work.  We are replacing the homemade concrete apron from 1973 at the unload … Continue reading

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Farmer Salute for Jeff Jackson

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Late yesterday morning a group of many local farmers banded together to pay tribute to a neighborhood farmer who unexpectedly passed away last Tuesday.  It was decided to honor Jeff Jackson with our farm equipment.   All … Continue reading

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Rainy week

Friday, August 13, 2021 Friday the 13th?  Nothing scary here. Yesterday evening, just before dark, we got a significant rainfall.   A little over an inch came down in about 30 minutes.  It was raining so hard that the satellite TV … Continue reading

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Tragedy strikes in the neighborhood

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 We received news last night we did not want to hear.  Our good neighbor, Jeff Jackson, was killed in an ATV accident.  They say he was spraying ditch banks, and the 4-wheeler overturned and landed atop … Continue reading

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