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A little snow

Saturday, January 16, 2021 We awoke this morning to a little snow on the ground.  It will warm a bit today, and the snow will be gone.  But we will enjoy it while it lasts.  It looked like everything had … Continue reading

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The end is in sight.

Monday, October 21, 2019 Rain today.  We awoke to the sounds of rolling thunder.  The lightning show before daylight was quite spectacular.  The rain is welcome today.  By noon, we’ve received about an inch.  That will really help the emerging … Continue reading

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September arrives…

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 The morning was a bit cooler today, after a high of 88F yesterday.  Low 80s predicted for today, and 70s for the remainder of the week.  You could feel it yesterday for the first time: Fall. … Continue reading

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That was a close one.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 We just dodged another bullet this week.  The West Fork of White River crested at 24.25 feet at Edwardsport early in the week.  It is now falling slowly.  That 24+foot river strongly tested our levee at … Continue reading

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Nice Saturday

November 3, 2018 Today has been a pretty nice day.  It started out foggy, and with heavy dew.  But the constant sunshine and 10 mph breeze has dried things out quite well, even if the temperature remains in the mid-50s.  … Continue reading

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“Feels like fall”

Friday, August 24, 2018 “Feels like fall”.  That’s the typical comment you hear this morning.  It is a refreshing 63F (17C) this morning, and it really does feel like an autumn morning.  It is a welcome change from the near-90 … Continue reading

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Almost here…

Friday, June 8, 2018 #wheatharvest18 John has the soybean herbicide (first post) application complete.   The corn is ‘laid by.’  Therefore, today we turn our attention more fully to prepping for wheat harvest.  Ross has gone to sample some heads of … Continue reading

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It’s a start…

Saturday, April 14, 2018 As I listen to the sound of gentle rainfall outside, I’m thinking a bit of our day yesterday.  It was good in most ways, and typical of a ‘first day’ in the field.  The windy and … 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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