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Inspection day

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Devon is here from Alliance Tractor in Vincennes to perform a thorough inspection of the JD S780 combine.  The combine has been through 3 entire crop years, and I felt it was necessary to go through … Continue reading

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Clean-up continues…

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Brandon has been quite busy with the clean-up.  He has given his touch to several machines so far.  He uses compressed air to blast off caked-on dirt along with loose dust and leaves.  Then, he uses … Continue reading

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Some fixin’

Friday, October 29, 2021 Yesterday afternoon, we had a busy time with some repairs.  Mechanics from both our CIH and JD dealers came by to do some fixin’.  On the CIH 8250 combine, Brad worked on the programming of the … Continue reading

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Bean week

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 The weather has been quite cooperative this week, and we have lotsa soybeans ready to cut.  We are using these sunny and hot days to harvest ’em.  We had fog this morning, so we won’t be … Continue reading

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Summer jobs

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Just some routine tasks happening today.  Brandon has been mowing some of the 6-7 acres of farm lot areas here–a weekly task.  Today, he has washed up the JD RD40F and the MacDon headers.  He is … Continue reading

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#wheatharvest21

Wednesday morning, June 23, 2021 I’ll post some pictures from the wheat harvest.  We started Monday, but Monday was gray and we got some short periods of drizzly rain.  We had to stop for part of the day.  But yesterday … Continue reading

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Hot Friday

June 18, 2021 Yeah, it’s a hot one out there… 95ºF (35C).   The wind helps a bit at 24 mph, making it feel a little like living inside a hair dryer!   But these conditions are speeding along the dry-down of … Continue reading

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Wheat prep

Monday, June 7, 2021 The combine headers came out of storage today to begin preparation for wheat harvest.  The MacDon FD75 header is being checked for soundness of the cutterbar knife, and it will get a lubrication.  Soon, we will … Continue reading

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Warming up

Friday, June 4, 2021 Warmer days are in the forecast.  Mid 80s are coming, or at least we hope so!  We have not had many days in the 80s.  Instead, we’ve mostly had days in the 60s with nights in … Continue reading

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