Tag Archives: JD S780 combine

Good start

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Well, we did get wheat harvest started yesterday, and it went pretty well…mostly.  There were a couple surprises:  The grain was drier than we expected which allows us to place it directly into storage or deliver … Continue reading

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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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Quiet week

Tuesday,  February 8, 2022 “It’s been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon…” That’s the way Garrison Keillor used to begin his entertaining stories on his radio show, A Prairie Home Companion.   I really enjoyed that show, and listened to it … Continue reading

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A good week behind, an uncertain week ahead.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Last week was a pretty productive week of harvest here at Carnahan & Sons.  We went to the corn field down at our ‘Freddie’ farm on Monday.  We worked diligently there for Monday and Tuesday… and … 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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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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