Tag Archives: CIH 8250 combine

2023 already underway

Thursday, October 27, 2022 We are already working on the 2023 crop.  Today, Nutrien is applying some fertilization for next year’s soybeans.  They’ve been at these applications for next year’s corn and soybeans most days since harvest finished. Nick from … Continue reading

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#harvest 22 is in the books

Saturday, October 22, 2022 We finished the fall harvest yesterday about noon.  We were in the Steen Hill field.  It was a brilliant and bright day, with a little wind and good field conditions.  It has been so very dry … Continue reading

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DCB

Monday, October 17, 2022 On Friday evening, after a big week’s worth of corn harvesting, we took the combines back to the main farm.  On Saturday morning, each machine took a turn in the shop for a servicing.  The engine … Continue reading

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Pretty good first week

Monday, September 26, 2022 We got started with #harvest22 last Tuesday.  We began harvesting corn, and ran in that for a couple days.  By Thursday, we found some soybeans that were dry enough to cut, and switched over to those.  … Continue reading

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Nice weather week

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 The weather this week has been pretty nice.  The mornings are cool, in the high 50s or low 60s.  Daytime highs have been mid-80s.  Really comfortable.  It’s a topic of conversation anywhere you go. Fall preparations … Continue reading

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Good start

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Well, we did get wheat harvest started yesterday, and it went pretty well…mostly.  There were a couple surprises:  The grain was drier than we expected which allows us to place it directly into storage or deliver … Continue reading

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Rain again.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 It’s raining here in SWIN again this morning.  Just a light rain so far, but storms are possible.  We are praying for no severe hail or wind storms… that would be bad for all our crops, … Continue reading

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Inspection day

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Devon is here from Alliance Tractor in Vincennes to perform a thorough inspection of the JD S780 combine.  The combine has been through 3 entire crop years, and I felt it was necessary to go through … Continue reading

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Some fixin’

Friday, October 29, 2021 Yesterday afternoon, we had a busy time with some repairs.  Mechanics from both our CIH and JD dealers came by to do some fixin’.  On the CIH 8250 combine, Brad worked on the programming of the … Continue reading

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Two outta three

Thursday, October 28, 2021 It’s raining again this morning.  Only .14″ (3.6mm) so far, but it looks and feels like more.  After the weekend heavy rain, we were able to return to corn harvesting yesterday, and we finished off the … Continue reading

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