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Planting is finished

June 8, 2016 We crossed the finish line with the soybean air drill yesterday evening about 8pm.  The rainy weather extended the planting season across more weeks than we would have hoped.  I guess we should be grateful that spring planting got … Continue reading

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Another task done, but more to do…

Friday, May 31, 2013 On Wednesday night, late, I finished planting soybeans.  It was a relief to get that done.  The two remaining unplanted fields had looked too wet on Wednesday morning, but the the high temperatures (88F) coupled with … Continue reading

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Not yet

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 After visiting the unplanted fields today, it is certain that resuming planting is days away.  We received rain for each of the past two nights, and the temperatures are cooler today…. mid 70s.  The sun occasionally … Continue reading

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Sunshine

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 We brought home the orange 10-wheeler truck this morning… it is loaded with over 500 bushels of soybean seed, the Asgrow AG 3731.  These particular seeds are coated with a seed treatment, a fungicide, that will protect the … Continue reading

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Rain….or shine?

Monday, June 11, 2012 Today is spray and wash day.  John is out on the 4730 near Wheatland, spraying Roundup to stop the next flush of johnsongrass.  It has been a little over a month since the last treatment, so … Continue reading

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Friday, June 8, 2012

It’s Friday, and the end of another week of beautiful weather.  The nights have been cool, in the high 50s or low 60s, and days in the 70s or 80s.  The weekend is predicted to be warmer.  The relatively cooler … Continue reading

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Monday, May 14, 2012

The morning started out extra early for me with an elders meeting.  After that concluded, I went down to the Freddie farm to check the drowned areas again.   I made the call that I would return there with the drill … Continue reading

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