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Not in the shop… again.

Monday, March 7, 2016 We continue the repair of gauge wheels on the JD soybean planter.  We got some advice via Twitter from another farmer who used his press to install bearings into the wheels.  That was a big help!  … Continue reading

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Transition day

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Now that the nitrogen has been applied to the corn acres, we are using this day to transition to planting.  The applicator bars for the nitrogen will be cleaned and stored.  Then the planters will be … Continue reading

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Patience…

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 It’s sunny out there, even if it’s a little cool.  The machines are waiting quietly, but they are ready to spring into action when the conditions get right.         It is a good … Continue reading

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What is Swath Control?

Saturday, April 5, 2014 Sunny morning.  It’s refreshing to see the sunshine and blue skies, even if it’s a little chilly. What is Swath Control?  Sometimes it’s also called “section control”.  It is a GPS-based control system for application machines … Continue reading

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