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Rain!

Monday, October 31, 2022 We got some rain!   It started yesterday morning, but let up in the afternoon, so that we could get our granddaughters’ soccer games in.  Then, in the evening, it came some more.  Altogether, we got .8 … Continue reading

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2023 already underway

Thursday, October 27, 2022 We are already working on the 2023 crop.  Today, Nutrien is applying some fertilization for next year’s soybeans.  They’ve been at these applications for next year’s corn and soybeans most days since harvest finished. Nick from … Continue reading

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Done.

Saturday, June 25, 2022 The wheat is harvested and the double-crop soybeans (DCB) are planted.  Both tasks went well, and it took some effort.  “Wheat Week” is always a very busy one.   We did have some trouble with one of … Continue reading

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#plant22 done!

Monday, June 6, 2022 We worked yesterday to plant and replant.  Yes, it was a Sunday, and we’d prefer not to be in the fields.  But rain was predicted for Monday, and it is June already.  So, it felt urgent … Continue reading

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Just wait ’til next week…

Friday, May 6, 2022 We planted all the fields that we could this week.  We finally ran out of places that were dry enough to plant.  And to added to that, we received rain yesterday and today.  But the forecast … Continue reading

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It started

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 The planters have started rolling for #plant22!! Seems like it has been a long time coming.  Yes, we would have preferred to plant the bulk of our acres in April, but the weather did not allow … Continue reading

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Puttin’ on gas

Thursday, March 31, 2022 We were able to use a window of opportunity yesterday afternoon to apply some anhydrous ammonia in a couple fields.  Rain stopped our operations at 640pm, but until that rain arrived, the gas was going on … Continue reading

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Cold nights

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 For the past 3 nights now, we’ve had a low temperature of 27ºF (-3C).  This causes some concern about the condition of the wheat crop… we are getting to the stage of growth where freezing can … Continue reading

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Rain returns

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 After a beautiful, 70ºF (21C) day yesterday, it is a gray and rainy day here in SWIN.  We will be meeting with another consultant this morning who would like us to utilize his services for comprehensive … Continue reading

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It begins

Friday, March 18, 2022 Brandon began applying anhydrous ammonia (NH3) yesterday.   It is the first step of #plant22.   NH3 is what we utilize for the nitrogen for our corn crop.   Were the conditions perfect?  No…but not bad at all.  The … Continue reading

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