Tag Archives: CIH 8230

New video up on YouTube

Thursday, January 3, 2019 It’s taken me a few days to splice together some video from my phone and do some editing work on it.  Although I’ve done this before using iMovie in our Mac, I essentially had to re-learn … Continue reading

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On and off again

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Back to the field we went yesterday, it was mostly a beautiful, sunny SWIN day.  There were strange events weather-wise.  At the fields near Wheatland where we were harvesting, the sun was shining, and the combines … Continue reading

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One more to go

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 The CIH 8230 is all clean, and has been parked away for winter.  Brandon finished it off this morning. Yesterday afternoon, John used the water trailer to wash down the ‘interior’ surfaces of the JD S680 combine.  … Continue reading

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Clean-up (cont.)

Monday, October 24, 2016 The cleaning of the equipment continues today.  Even if it’s a little cool, Brandon is out there washing up the CIH 8230 combine.  The machines didn’t get too ‘crusty’ this fall, because we didn’t have to … Continue reading

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First day of corn harvest

Thursday, September 15, 2016 We started in corn yesterday.  We worked at the Roberson farm, just east of the main farm on IN 550.  We moved in there about 1030, and about 730, we ‘caught’ the dryer, so we stopped … Continue reading

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Harvest 15 wraps up*

Monday, October 12, 2015 The corn is all done and brought in from the fields.  We rolled over the last of the Shake farm in the early afternoon on Saturday.  Thursday night, we cut the final regular soybeans at Nellie.  … Continue reading

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Good bean day

Monday, October 5, 2015 This was a good soybean harvesting day.  We harvested some corn this morning, but shifted back to soybeans today.  We are running short on room in our storage for beans, so we may have to clean … Continue reading

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Corn harvest begins

Thursday, September 17, 2015 The harvest days this week have been spectacularly beautiful.  We started harvesting corn on Monday.  We picked our mailbox field at home, then moved to near Wheatland.  We worked there Tuesday and Wednesday, harvesting the corn … Continue reading

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Final prep, #Harvest15

Friday, September 11, 2015 Final steps for preparing for harvest are happening today.  Namely, the grain cart is being hooked up to the JD 9360R tractor.  It is stored in a back corner of the main storage shed, so many … Continue reading

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Check one (or two) off the list…

Thursday, October 23, 2014 Yes, we did finish harvesting corn yesterday.  About 3pm, the final rows of the 2014 corn crop disappeared into the combines.  The S680 and the 8230 performed well through the corn and soybean harvest.  We were … Continue reading

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