Tag Archives: JD R15 rotary cutter

Check that off the pre-harvest list

Thursday, September 9, 2021 Well, the mowing of roadsides went very well.  After 6 solid days of running the John Deere 6130R tractor and R15 rotary cutter, the roadside mowing is ‘caught up’.  After completing that task late this morning, … Continue reading

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It’s going again

Friday, September 3, 2021 The John Deere 6130R returned home yesterday.  I had engine cooling system trouble with it a few weeks ago, and it had to go back to the dealer for repair.  They had some difficulty securing the … Continue reading

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Various clean-up tasks

Thursday, July 15, 2021 There are several varied tasks getting done today.  Brandon is cleaning up the corn planter.  He cleaned out the seed boxes and row units, and now is giving it a wash.  It will be put away … Continue reading

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Rain and other good news

Thursday, July 1, 2021 Rain today.  That’s good.   With last night’s .3″, we have about .6″ (15mm) total.  And it looks like the light rain will continue until early this afternoon.  I guess we could not ask for better. We … Continue reading

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Mowing and other stuff

June 30, 2021 John is feeling a bit overwhelmed today.  Looming ahead of his next week is a number of acres of soybeans that will need a herbicide application, and then every soybean acre needs an application of fungicide.  And … Continue reading

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Jobs at the end of May

Thursday, May 27, 2021 John is out with the sprayer, applying a post-emergence herbicide treatment on corn.  I think he is in the last corn field today, down at the Freddie farm.  He is very cautious about spraying if there … Continue reading

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Summer (like) work

Saturday, May 22, 2021 Summer is still about 4 weeks away, but some summer jobs are being performed now. John is out putting down a layer of post-emergence herbicide, which includes some Roundup WeatherMAX and Liberty.  For our Asgrow XtendFlex … Continue reading

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Rainy Monday

May 3, 2021 We had rain overnight and this morning, totaling .4″ (10mm).  That was just about perfect!  From the big rain last Wednesday (3.3″), some fields had created a crust that would have made it difficult for the little … Continue reading

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Upgrades

Friday, March 12, 2021 This week we acquired a new (to us) tractor to upgrade from the JD 7130.  This JD 6130R gives us several new features.  It will be able to utilize AutoTrac, and it will be connected to … Continue reading

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