Tag Archives: DCB

Another week closer…

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 We got a rain on Saturday evening, then another yesterday evening… it amounted to over an inch!  Late-August rain is a boost for the double-crop soybeans (DCB).  I don’t think it will affect the corn yields … Continue reading

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Concrete projects moving along

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 The crew of Hendrixson Concrete is making progress toward some new concrete surfaces for the farm.  There are four parts to this month’s work.  We are replacing the homemade concrete apron from 1973 at the unload … Continue reading

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Mowing continues

Friday, July 23, 2021 Roadside mowing continues, along with other tasks.  Brandon is sweeping wheat bins, and delivering loads of wheat to market at Newburgh.  John has returned from vacation, and has resumed his spraying of soybeans, and double-crop soybeans … Continue reading

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Is #plant21 done?

Monday, June 28, 2021 The answer is a firm ‘maybe’. The wheat harvest is done as of Thursday evening.  The double-crop soybeans (DCB) are planted.  That is a cause to celebrate!  But, of course, there is another factor to consider.  … Continue reading

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Warming up

Friday, June 4, 2021 Warmer days are in the forecast.  Mid 80s are coming, or at least we hope so!  We have not had many days in the 80s.  Instead, we’ve mostly had days in the 60s with nights in … Continue reading

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What a prediction!

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 If I heard the weather report correctly on the local radio this morning, we are in for some big rains.  The forecast is for two inches overnight (tonight, Wednesday the 28th) and two more inches on … Continue reading

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Mid-July already

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Boy, oh boy!  The calendar pages flip over pretty fast.  Here we are in the middle of July already.  The pace of work here has finally slowed,  if just a little bit.  John has ‘caught up’ … Continue reading

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A happy weekend

Monday, June 22, 2020 Yes, we got started with wheat harvest on Saturday.  The grain got dry enough that we could harvest it well.  After Ross started on Saturday afternoon, he called to say I should bring the other combine … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

July 4th, 2019 Yesterday saw the end of planting, with the completion of putting in the double-crop soybeans (DCB).  It took parts of 3 days, with some delays between, in order to get the DCB in the ground.  When we … 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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