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Warming trend

Friday, April 23, 2021 After the cold nights of Tuesday (with snow!) and Wednesday, the weather is trending warmer.  Highs in the low 80s are predicted early next week.  I guess if you don’t like the weather, just wait a … Continue reading

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Done.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 It is a gray, drizzly day out there today.  The temperature is hovering around 48ºF (9C).  We had only a 50-50 chance of rain this morning, but we got the wet 50%.  This wet morning is … Continue reading

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Hot Tuesday

May 28, 2019 It is gonna be another hot one today.  They tell us it will be near 90ºF (32) this afternoon, 7-8 degrees above average.  We are stopped from planting again today, after rainy days on Saturday and Sunday.  … Continue reading

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End of #plant18

Saturday, May 12, ,2018 This week saw the end of #plant18.  Tuesday, Ross finished the corn…and yesterday evening, I got done with the soybeans.  The planters are stopped now.  The corn planter is back in the shed, but the soybean … Continue reading

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Delay continues (sort of)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 It’s a cloudy day in SWIN, and the soils are still a bit too moist to plant soybeans into them.  For a .6″ rain, it sure has stayed wet a long time.  If only the sun … Continue reading

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First rain delay of #plant18

Thursday, May 3, 2018 It is raining this morning, and by the looks of the radar, it could be a strong storm.  We are hoping for a little rain, not a gully-washer.  We were making progress with planting corn and … Continue reading

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Check

Friday, April 21, 2017 Ross finished off planting the corn crop yesterday, just before a slight rain hit.  I was planting soybeans in a nearby field, and the little rain caused me to pause planting for about 2 hours.  I … Continue reading

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Won’t be long now…

Monday, April 3, 2017 It’s threatening rain today, but we have used the morning productively.  John has rinsed out the sprayer in order to change over and spray corn acres.  Brandon has taken the water truck to CPS for a … Continue reading

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Rain, cont.

Monday, May 9, 2016 Yes, the rain continues… We did work in the fields last Saturday.  The corn planter ran at the Burke farm, finishing our planned corn planting!  So, there is one thing we can check off the list.  … Continue reading

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A little progress

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 We were able to go to the fields with the planters Monday afternoon and Tuesday.  We made some progress with planting until another rain event Tuesday evening.  Here are some pictures of that progress. This is … Continue reading

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