Tag Archives: JD 7130 tractor

World-wide connection

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 John had an interesting morning.  He was contacted by folks from Michelin, who were interested in his experience with ag tires.  They set up a Zoom call that took place this morning.  He was connected to … Continue reading

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Snowdrifts

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 There are periods of light snow off and on again today.  But this event is different from Monday’s snow; we have some wind with it this time.  Therefore, we have some drifting snow.  That raises another … Continue reading

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Snow.

Tuesday, February 9. 2021 We had snow predicted for last night, but we got more than the 1-3″ that was forecast.  Instead, here in central Knox County, we received about 6″ (15 cm) across a narrow band that roughly followed … Continue reading

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Mid-July already

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Boy, oh boy!  The calendar pages flip over pretty fast.  Here we are in the middle of July already.  The pace of work here has finally slowed,  if just a little bit.  John has ‘caught up’ … Continue reading

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Need a rain.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Yes, we would like it to rain.  The remnants of Tropical Storm Christobal are predicted to arrive here in SWIN today, and we really hope that happens.  Of course, we don’t want a ‘toad-strangler’, but a … Continue reading

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It’s (finally) bush hog time

Monday, July 29, 2019 Before today’s rain, I was out with the JD 7130 tractor and bush hog.  I worked the morning near Wheatland, along US 50, cleaning up the appearance of the roadsides there.   I have now been around … Continue reading

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MT

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 We hit a milestone today — the last load of 2018 soybeans went out the driveway today.  So, we are now officially MT (empty) of soybeans.  The final tally confirmed our 60+ yield, and so it … Continue reading

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Step at a time

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 It rained a tiny bit last night, .03″, hardly enough to wet the grass.  So, I went out with the 7130 and the Bush Hog cutter to mow more roadsides.  Sure makes me feel better to … Continue reading

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Diverse tasks

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Got a few projects coming along today.  The guys from Montgomery Welding are fabricating the downspouts for the new leg.   We think we will see some of them installed later this week. John is out with … Continue reading

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It’s a start…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 Well we inched our way into spring field work today.  John is spraying burndown chemicals on some acres for soybeans.  The stuff we’re applying must delay 14 days before running the planter, so this will put … Continue reading

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