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Upgrades

Friday, March 12, 2021 This week we acquired a new (to us) tractor to upgrade from the JD 7130.  This JD 6130R gives us several new features.  It will be able to utilize AutoTrac, and it will be connected to … Continue reading

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First day.

Monday, September 14, 2020 Today, we began #harvest2020 We started in some corn here at the home farm.  It took me a while to get the JD S780 “dialed in”, but after that, we had no trouble.  There were adjustments … Continue reading

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It’s hot out there.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Yes, summer has returned… it feels like August again.   We have had a few very cool mornings and pleasant temperature days in the 70s!  But that has disappeared.  It is 94ºF (34C) with 55% humidity.  So, it feels … Continue reading

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Need a rain.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Yes, we would like it to rain.  The remnants of Tropical Storm Christobal are predicted to arrive here in SWIN today, and we really hope that happens.  Of course, we don’t want a ‘toad-strangler’, but a … Continue reading

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Many tasks

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Many things are happening at Carnahan & Sons.  We are moving out the last remaining loads of the 2019 wheat crop.  Brandon has been servicing the trucks.  Montgomery Welding is here to replace the unloading auger … Continue reading

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It’s (finally) bush hog time

Monday, July 29, 2019 Before today’s rain, I was out with the JD 7130 tractor and bush hog.  I worked the morning near Wheatland, along US 50, cleaning up the appearance of the roadsides there.   I have now been around … Continue reading

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Cooler for Fair Week

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 After the Sunday night and Monday rain, the days are now cooler… by about 20 degrees!  It got down to 59ºF (15C) last night– John says folks were wearing jackets and sweaters around the fairgrounds!  It … Continue reading

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Corn is done; ’19 begins

Thursday, October 18, 2018 On Tuesday evening, we finished up harvesting the 2018 corn crop.  It was not a record yield crop, but pretty darn good.  We are grateful. We have our double-crop soybeans (DCB) to be harvested, as well … Continue reading

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Step at a time

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 It rained a tiny bit last night, .03″, hardly enough to wet the grass.  So, I went out with the 7130 and the Bush Hog cutter to mow more roadsides.  Sure makes me feel better to … Continue reading

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A quiet week

Saturday, August 11, 2018 If you were a fan of Garrison Keillor’s radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, you undoubtedly know the phrase, “It’s been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown.”  That could be said to be true of the week … Continue reading

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