Tag Archives: JD S780 combine

It’s a start

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Yesterday afternoon we inched our way into corn harvest.  We went over to our “Harry” farm location and got several loads.  We caught up to our dryer just before dark, so we stopped for the night.  … Continue reading

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Project wrap-up

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 At least one of our projects has been completed.  The guys from Hendrixson Concrete finished their work here yesterday.  We are very pleased with the quality of their work.  They built a new pad for a … Continue reading

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Rainy week

Friday, August 13, 2021 Friday the 13th?  Nothing scary here. Yesterday evening, just before dark, we got a significant rainfall.   A little over an inch came down in about 30 minutes.  It was raining so hard that the satellite TV … 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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Next!

Thursday, June 10, 2021 It is now the turn for the JD combine to come out of storage and be prepared for the upcoming wheat harvest.  The internal work for the JD is a bit more extensive than for CIH.  … 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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A little snow

Saturday, January 16, 2021 We awoke this morning to a little snow on the ground.  It will warm a bit today, and the snow will be gone.  But we will enjoy it while it lasts.  It looked like everything had … Continue reading

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Damp Monday

Monday, October 12, 2020 With heavy fog in the morning and overcast skies all day, it has not been a good day for soybean harvest.  Instead we turned our attention to grain deliveries.  Sent loads by appointment to nearby GPC … Continue reading

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Corn harvest pictures from the air

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Yesterday, as we were harvesting at the home farm, John was able to fly the Phantom 4 Pro out the get some aerial shots and video of corn harvest. There is a short video of this … Continue reading

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