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#plant20 continues

Thursday, April 23, 2020 There is rain today, .90″ (23 mm) so far.   It is welcome.  It is coming down gently, and it is not a severely ‘cold’ rain.  We think this will help the soybeans and corn that we … Continue reading

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Nicer day

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Sunny and 33ºF.  The wind is calm, so it is a pretty nice day out there this afternoon.  The sunshine is bringing some melting to the snow, and a bit of a thaw…unless there is some … Continue reading

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Check another thing off the list…

Friday the 13th #replant18 got done today! We had to wait many days to complete the replanting of soybeans.  This afternoon, that happened.  If you check the post for last Saturday, you see in the aerial photos some bare spots … Continue reading

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Pause

Thursday, April 27, 2017 There is a short pause in #plant17 soybeans this morning.  We received about .2″ rain last night, and the soil surface looks damp.  We will inspect the remaining fields to see if/where we can go plant … Continue reading

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Start and Stop!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Yes, we got the planters rolling yesterday!   The soil conditions were ideal, with the soil surface  dry and adequate moisture just underneath. Ross started planting corn at the Huey farm.  He experienced some ‘first day bugs’, but … Continue reading

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Final touches

Saturday, April 16, 2016 We are putting the final touches on the preparation for #plant16.  We made sure the FieldView Drives are set up and connected, and those appear to be ready.  We will reconnect the JD 9330 to the 1910 air … Continue reading

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Transition day

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Now that the nitrogen has been applied to the corn acres, we are using this day to transition to planting.  The applicator bars for the nitrogen will be cleaned and stored.  Then the planters will be … Continue reading

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Home again

Thursday, March 19, 2015 The JD NT air drill came home today.  The flat tire got repaired this morning, and John brought the machine home.   He has been checking and correcting all the tire pressures.  Lubrication will take place tomorrow.  … Continue reading

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Big week

Friday, May 9, 2014 It has been a good week of planting.  The only corn that remains to be planted is at the Lett and Watjen farm locations, where we are waiting on Shepard Construction to finish some conservation work.   … Continue reading

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