Tag Archives: FieldView

Final #plant21 prep on a chilly day

Friday, March 19, 2021 It is chilly out there this afternoon.  The temp is running at 44ºF (7C), but the wind is pretty strong, and that seems to cut right through your sweatshirt!  We have technicians here today from H&R … Continue reading

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Patiently waiting

Monday, April 27, 2020 Field operations are still stopped.  Since the 1.3″ rain on Thursday, we received another inch over the weekend.  That has us waiting for fields to dry sufficiently to return to spraying and planting soybeans.  Ross did get the … Continue reading

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Some improvements

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 After the crush of busyness of #harvest19, the pace has eased a bit.  We have turned our attention to making some conservation improvements that we identified during they year.  We have engaged our contractor, Olan Worland, … Continue reading

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Sunny and windy

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Yes, it is sunny and windy out there today, and it is drying the soils out nicely.  But still the machines are parked.  We wait for (not perfect but) better conditions to begin field operations.  All … 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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Training Day

Thursday, February 21,, 2019 Our local Nutrien location is sponsoring a continuing education meeting today.  We will meet to learn more about the Climate.com FieldView system. We have been using FieldView for 4 years, and it continues to develop and … Continue reading

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That was a close one.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 We just dodged another bullet this week.  The West Fork of White River crested at 24.25 feet at Edwardsport early in the week.  It is now falling slowly.  That 24+foot river strongly tested our levee at … Continue reading

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Routine stuff

Friday, June 29, 2018 Another month nearly over.  2018 is zipping by.   (School starts again here in 5 weeks!) No rain yesterday, and the days are warming up.   Today’s temp is predicted for 93F (34C).  The talk around is about … 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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Moving ahead

Thursday, September 28, 2017 The dry weather continues, but it has cooled off a bit.  No more days in the 90s.  Today’s high is predicted in the mid 70s.  And tonight, they’re saying temps in the 40s!  I may have … Continue reading

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