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Last field of #replant21 soybeans

Wrapped up the replant of soybeans on Monday evening.  Yes, that will be all of it…unless and of course we have some yet unforeseen flooding or other event that damages some of our fields.    But, I’ve unhitched the tractor … Continue reading

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Almost done…

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 #plant 21 We are not experiencing a drought in our part of Indiana, but in this region the fields are drier than we would expect for late April.  This has allowed us to move through our … Continue reading

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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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Another set of preparatory tasks

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Brandon is preparing the field cultivator for a spring of some limited work.  We only use it ahead of NH3 applications or burn-down spraying in order to smooth some of the small areas of erosion.  “Filling … Continue reading

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More post-harvest steps

Monday, November 23, 2020 The guys are making more progress on the tasks that must be completed after harvest.  Another tractor got its wash job today.  Brandon cleaned up the CIH STX 420 Rowtrac.  It may not be quite #Andyclean, … Continue reading

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Another week closer to harvest

Saturday, August 29, 2020 It’s a bit cooler today; the past days this week have been pretty hot.  Mid-90s and high humidity.  Just felt sticky.  But we are inching closer to harvest.  As you look across the corn and soybean … Continue reading

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Started

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Well, we got started planting corn and soybeans yesterday afternoon.  We had waited from last Friday, because of the cool temperatures.  But we started yesterday afternoon, in spite of the cold forecast for the next day … Continue reading

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Prescription writing 2020

Saturday, March 7, 2020 I wrapped up the planting prescriptions for 2020 soybeans.  It has been a winter job for many years.   Our first experience with this method was with JD Office, John Deere’s initial desktop information management software.  We … 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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We’re havin’ a heat wave…

Thursday, July 18, 2019 The weather folks are predicting a hot few days, through the weekend.  Of course, they get a little too sensational; temps are going to be in the mid 90s with high humidity, making for a ‘heat … Continue reading

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