Tag Archives: JD S680

New video up on YouTube

Thursday, January 3, 2019 It’s taken me a few days to splice together some video from my phone and do some editing work on it.  Although I’ve done this before using iMovie in our Mac, I essentially had to re-learn … Continue reading

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The list dwindles…

Thursday, August 24, 2017 Progress is being made on preparations for #harvest17. S680 combine                      check 8230 combine                     check CIH headers                        check JD headers                          check 4 semi trucks                      check 4 hopper trailers                check CIH 340 disk                      check Unverferth roller               check JD 9330 tractor                 check … Continue reading

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One more to go

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 The CIH 8230 is all clean, and has been parked away for winter.  Brandon finished it off this morning. Yesterday afternoon, John used the water trailer to wash down the ‘interior’ surfaces of the JD S680 combine.  … Continue reading

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Clean-up (cont.)

Monday, October 24, 2016 The cleaning of the equipment continues today.  Even if it’s a little cool, Brandon is out there washing up the CIH 8230 combine.  The machines didn’t get too ‘crusty’ this fall, because we didn’t have to … Continue reading

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Combine prep, #harvest16

Friday, August 26, 2016 Today, the combines are getting prepared for #harvest16.  The C-IH 8230 and the JD S680 are spending time in the shop.  Well, we really got started with the JD yesterday evening.  Each machine will get a … Continue reading

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Corn harvest begins

Thursday, September 17, 2015 The harvest days this week have been spectacularly beautiful.  We started harvesting corn on Monday.  We picked our mailbox field at home, then moved to near Wheatland.  We worked there Tuesday and Wednesday, harvesting the corn … Continue reading

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Not a day of rest today

Sunday, September 28, 2014 We are using this afternoon to harvest corn.  John says this will help him meet the scheduled deliveries of corn to GPC at Washington early in October.  The moisture levels have improved appreciably… now 17-18%.  The … Continue reading

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Clean-up continues

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 The post-harvest clean-up continues.  Nicolas is out on the Gator spraying riparian areas with Select herbicide. This will stop the johnsongrass, but permit the fescue to thrive.  John is busy today, applying the first herbicide pass of Roundup+Warrant to … Continue reading

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Done!

Monday, June 23, 2014 Today was a big day.  Ross and Brandon finished harvesting the wheat crop…at about 3pm.  It certainly looked like it would rain them out of the last field, but the rain went around and they were … Continue reading

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The S680 arrives at the farm

Monday, December 23, 2013 It’s like Santa arrived early!  The new combine was delivered today.  I got a call from Gene Williams, the delivery guy for Wright-Stemle, letting me know he was coming today.  He came in a little after … Continue reading

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