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Pictures from this week

Friday, July 15, 2022 I’ll be out soon with the sprayer this morning, applying some fungicide and insecticide to the soybeans at the Holscher farm.  Greg from Nutrien, our crop consultant, tells us that there will not be any other … Continue reading

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Busy week of varied activities

Thursday, June 30, 2022 Well, it’s the last day of June…man, that got here quick. This week has had many different activities.  1.  Hauling wheat to market down at the Ohio River  2.  Using the bush-hog for roadside mowing  3.  … Continue reading

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Start on Monday

Saturday, June 18, 2022 With no rain in the forecast, we are now thinking that we will begin wheat harvest on Monday.  The combines are ready.  Bill and Larry are making arrangements to be here to assist with the work.  … Continue reading

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Rain

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 It’s raining again this morning. This rain will delay our return to finish off the soybean planting.  We are grateful that the corn is complete, and the soybeans are nearly so.   I would estimate that a … Continue reading

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After Easter

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Now that Easter is in the past, it feels like we should be getting back at it in the fields.  It would certainly be good to start the tractors rolling again!  But, the chilly nights and … Continue reading

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Refurbishment continues

Friday, January 8, 2021 Work continues in the shop, as we discover a few more little things to tweak or repair on the new (to us) KW truck.  Brandon has been very diligent to give attention to what it takes … Continue reading

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Projects nearly complete and HNY

Thursday, December 31, 2020 The last day of 2020 has come.  The guys are still working in the shop.  John is now polishing the Gator with some kind of new ceramic-like compound.  He says it takes 6 or 7 steps … Continue reading

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Shop work continues

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Work continues in the shop.  The new (to us) Kenworth truck is occupying Brandon’s days.  He is adding some special lighting, and doing some repairs.  Looks like the brakes need some work, and a couple wheel … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 24, 2020 It rained hard last night.  The wind was really strong–45mph (74kph).  As the cold front went through, the temperature dropped like a rock.  We had 50s yesterday, today at noon it’s 25!  We are having occasional … 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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