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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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Clean-up continues

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Brandon continues to make progress on the post-harvest clean-up of the trucks and equipment.  On the “done” list:  the headers, one combine, the grain cart, and one truck/trailer.  On the ‘to do’ list:  one combine, two … Continue reading

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Seed delivery day

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Seed for #plant 20 is coming home today, even though the morning is quite foggy.   Our dealer has delivered the DeKalb corn seed to the farm.  There are 3 hybrids that we plan to use for … Continue reading

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Rainy day to welcome Spring

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 I read a quote today:  “The first day of Spring is not the same as the first Spring day”… I must agree with that one. It’s raining again this afternoon.  Monday and Tuesday were quite nice, … Continue reading

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‘nother meeting

Thursday, October 26, 2017 This afternoon will be another lengthy meeting.  (we’ve had a lot of those lately!)  We will be sitting down around the conference table with our seed dealer and the Monsanto regional rep to iron out our … Continue reading

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A great gift…

Friday, January 25, 2013 Yesterday afternoon, my friend Troy Clawson, who is the regional representative of DeKalb/Asgrow/Monsanto, stopped by to leave me a gift.  He brought a neon sign to decorate the office!  This is a really special item, and … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

This morning as I was mowing roadsides, I noticed that at the “Crook” farm, there were some rows of corn that were not up and growing.  I wondered if there had been some error by the planter that skipped dropping … Continue reading

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