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Like a beehive today

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 The place is busy today.  Extra busy.  The electrician is here, and John and Brandon are assisting him to pull the wires to the top of the new elevator leg.  It will take two sets of … Continue reading

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Across the finish line…

Monday, June 20, 2016 Last Friday, I was able to return to #replant16.   The planting conditions were quite good after the Wednesday evening rain.  By 3pm, the final rows of 2016 soybeans were placed into the soil.  We will check them … Continue reading

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Mowing roadsides and other stuff

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 This morning, I went down to the fields near Wheatland to mow the roadsides.  I think it just looks better… like someone is paying attention… when the roadsides are mowed by our fields. Hopefully, this mowing … Continue reading

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More steps

Monday, March 31, 2014 Yes, March is definitely going out like a lamb.  Near 70F today. It’s a little windy, but that’s okay.   The soils are kind of wet from the recent rains that totaled 1.1 inches (28mm). We got … Continue reading

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Planting report

Saturday, May 4, 2013 Rain. It’s light so far, but stops us from planting. To report the planting progress, I have operated the new air drill for parts of 3 days, and the screen reports 663 acres planted.  Ross tells … Continue reading

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First Day

Wednesday, May 2, 2013 Yesterday was the first day to operate the new soybean planter.  It was a pretty good first day.  There were only a couple glitches… some fasteners came loose on two electric clutches on the air cart.  … Continue reading

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Picture

Saturday, March 30, 2013 Back on March 12 in a post about the new soybean planter, I mentioned that I would take a picture of it when we had it unfolded–in field position.  Well, we were able to do that … Continue reading

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New soybean planter arrives

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 The new soybean planter-air drill arrived last week.  It has impressed me with its size.  This new one has a lot more iron in it.  The old drill weighed in at about 19000 pounds, but this … Continue reading

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