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Start and stop

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 We got started with #harvest17 yesterday!  It was a fairly cloudy day, with the leading edge of Hurricane Irma coming our way.  Still, it was breezy and dry, and conducive to cutting soybeans.  Ross got going … Continue reading

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Combine prep, #harvest16

Friday, August 26, 2016 Today, the combines are getting prepared for #harvest16.  The C-IH 8230 and the JD S680 are spending time in the shop.  Well, we really got started with the JD yesterday evening.  Each machine will get a … Continue reading

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Repair Job

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 Yesterday afternoon, Brandon and John brought the grain cart into the shop.  At the end of fall harvest 2015, our inspection showed that the vertical augers are getting quite worn and need refurbishment.  So, we determined it was appropriate to … Continue reading

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End of the week

Friday, October 16, 2015 It ‘s the end of  another week of beautiful weather, but the nights are getting quite chilly here.  The first frost of the season is predicted tonight, and tomorrow night they say will get down into … Continue reading

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Final prep, #Harvest15

Friday, September 11, 2015 Final steps for preparing for harvest are happening today.  Namely, the grain cart is being hooked up to the JD 9360R tractor.  It is stored in a back corner of the main storage shed, so many … Continue reading

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Across the finish line.

Tuesday, October 29, 2014 It’s a rainy morning today… over half an inch so far.  But this rain event is not causing us any concern because we finished our harvest on Sunday evening.  We went back to work Sunday afternoon on … Continue reading

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First day of corn harvest 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014 First day of harvest…. with the usual glitches.  We spent some considerable time doing yield calibrations and getting the threshing settings right.  There were many new things to learn about the S680 that were different from … Continue reading

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Sunny but cold

Friday, October 25, 2013 The sky is a brilliant October blue.  The temperature is about 50ºF. Ben has delivered two loads of corn, by appointment, to GPC at Washington.  Nick is out there washing the white Mack truck we call … Continue reading

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