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COLD!

Thursday, April 1, 2021 When we woke up today, we heard the report of 32ºF (0C).  We were surprised to find no frost on the ground when we went outside.  It seems that the windy conditions overnight kept frost from … Continue reading

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Random thoughts on a rainy day.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 Yes, it is another rainy April day in SWIN.  This keeps pushing back progress towards #plant19.  I guess it now feels like we are past any opportunity to plant ‘early’, but it does not feel ‘late’ yet.  So, we patiently … Continue reading

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Waiting game

Wednesday, April 4, 2019 The sun is trying to shine through the morning’s clouds.  Our fields just will not support the machines…yet.  So far, we are not feeling the pressure to get going… the conditions will not permit, so why … Continue reading

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A step

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Yesterday evening, we finally made a breakthrough with the JD Gen 4 screen.  We were able to get it to read and accept planting prescriptions that were written in JD Operations Center.  (OpCtr).  We had been … Continue reading

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A good two days

Monday, March 27, 2017 We had a good few days in the field.  Thursday, John got started spraying some herbicide on some soybean acres that we look to plant first.  Then, on Friday and Saturday, Ross and John took to the … Continue reading

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The wind returns

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 The wind has returned, and it’s blowing like crazy out there.  John and Brandon are applying nitrogen down at the Holscher farm.  They finished Burke this morning, and will soon move to Downen.  After that, only … Continue reading

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Monday tasks

February 29, 2016 Happy Leap Day, everyone! I read a post on twitter today, where a farmer proposed that we should add the extra “leap day” to June, for in his opinion, “who wants another February day?” New tasks are … Continue reading

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Progress to report

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Yesterday was a busy day. Ross and John applied nitrogen fertilizer to corn fields at home. Bill  Berry came to deliver corn to GPC at Washington, Indiana.  He also pulled NH3 tanks for Ross and John. Brandon … Continue reading

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Shop work

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 It’s a lot colder today, and very windy, so it’s not very pleasant to be outside… like yesterday’s 70+F temperatures were VERY pleasant!  There are snow flurries coming down today.  Not a lot, but enough to … Continue reading

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