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A good rain, and another repair

Friday, May 28, 2021 Yesterday afternoon and evening, we received a really nice rain.  We got between .7 and 1.0 inch (18 to 25mm), depending on the location.  It was wonderful, just what we’ve needed for the crops, and we’re … Continue reading

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A nice rain

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 During the night, we received 1.29 inches (33mm) rain.  It came hard at times, waking us up at 130 and 330 am to the sound of thunder and the rain pounding the windows.  Aside from a … Continue reading

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A happy day

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 We got good news today.  The replanting that was done at the Freddie farm last Wednesday, June 22, is now emerging.  No further replanting will be required!  The soybean air drill and cart can remain in … Continue reading

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Another good rain.

Monday, June 15, 2015 Here we are in the middle of June already!  The calendar is zipping by! Yesterday afternoon and evening, we received here at the farm .35″ (9mm) rain… it came in a couple of thunder-filled waves, with sunshine … Continue reading

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Sunny but cool

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 The sunshine is brilliant today, and the air is a bit cool– 68ºF (20C).  It’s pretty windy, too.  Hopefully, the wind and sun will dry the fields so that we can return to planting soybeans.  The … Continue reading

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Rain, and this time it’s a happy thing.

Saturday, May 9, 2015 Soybean planting is on pause today, because of a little rain yesterday evening and this morning.   It has been amazing how quickly we went from too wet to too dry.  It was getting quite dry, and the rain will … Continue reading

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What a way to start the day/week

Monday, July 14,2014 As we begin the day, we first checked the rain gauge to see what we received in precipitation overnight.  Since midnight, we got 1.57″ (40mm) rain here at the farm.  This is happy news.  The late corn at … Continue reading

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Praise the Lord!

August 3, 2012 During the night, a storm brought 1.3″ (33mm) of rain!  That is our first 1+ rain event since March.  We are very pleased and grateful.  We think the ‘die is cast’ for the corn, but this rain … Continue reading

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