Category Archives: Planting

Done.

Saturday, June 25, 2022 The wheat is harvested and the double-crop soybeans (DCB) are planted.  Both tasks went well, and it took some effort.  “Wheat Week” is always a very busy one.   We did have some trouble with one of … Continue reading

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Rain again.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 It’s raining here in SWIN again this morning.  Just a light rain so far, but storms are possible.  We are praying for no severe hail or wind storms… that would be bad for all our crops, … Continue reading

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#plant22 done!

Monday, June 6, 2022 We worked yesterday to plant and replant.  Yes, it was a Sunday, and we’d prefer not to be in the fields.  But rain was predicted for Monday, and it is June already.  So, it felt urgent … Continue reading

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Better forecast

Saturday, May 28,2022 The weather forecast is improving.  After a rainy Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday– and over 3 inches of rain — we are being told to look forward to several warmer and drier days! We have been stopped from … Continue reading

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rain

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Again. Rain. Another half-inch (13mm) so far. More predicted for this evening, tomorrow and Friday.  I guess we will celebrate the work that we have accomplished on #plant22.   All the planted acres have emerged from the … Continue reading

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Beautiful day

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 What a nice afternoon we are having.  It was a bit cool this morning, about 55ºF (13C). The urgent-feeling task is to finish planting soybeans.  There is also now some replanting that needs to be done.  … Continue reading

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Storm

Friday, May 20, 2022   We got a pretty big storm  last night.    Tornado Warning.  The effects of it were not quite as severe right here as it was in far south Knox County.   There was a tornado that … Continue reading

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May 8 to 14 was a good week.

Tuesday, May 16, 2022 #plant22 Last week was a very productive one for Carnahan & Sons.  Daytime temperatures were near 90ºF (32C).  No rain; blue skies!  By Friday night, Brandon had completed planting the corn crop.  And, as of today, … Continue reading

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It started

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 The planters have started rolling for #plant22!! Seems like it has been a long time coming.  Yes, we would have preferred to plant the bulk of our acres in April, but the weather did not allow … Continue reading

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Another small step forward over the weekend

Monday, April 25, 2022 It’s raining again this morning, 1.1″ (28mm) since midnight.   #plant22 seems like a repeat of 2019.  If you go back and read the posts from April of ’19, you’ll find similar information about rain delays and … Continue reading

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