Tag Archives: JD S780 combine

November duties

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 The march of fall activity moves on.  The dry fertilizers for next year’s corn and soybean fields have all been applied.  We are monitoring the condition of the stored grain in each bin.  The calculations and … Continue reading

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Clean-up continues…

Friday, October 28, 2022 The great clean-up continues at Carnahan & Sons.  Today, it’s time for the green combine.  The first action on it was to take it out to a nearby field, and use the air compressor from the … Continue reading

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#harvest 22 is in the books

Saturday, October 22, 2022 We finished the fall harvest yesterday about noon.  We were in the Steen Hill field.  It was a brilliant and bright day, with a little wind and good field conditions.  It has been so very dry … Continue reading

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DCB

Monday, October 17, 2022 On Friday evening, after a big week’s worth of corn harvesting, we took the combines back to the main farm.  On Saturday morning, each machine took a turn in the shop for a servicing.  The engine … Continue reading

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Pretty good first week

Monday, September 26, 2022 We got started with #harvest22 last Tuesday.  We began harvesting corn, and ran in that for a couple days.  By Thursday, we found some soybeans that were dry enough to cut, and switched over to those.  … Continue reading

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More harvest prep

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Hope you had a nice Labor Day weekend.  It was restful and calm here. Today, we are doing some final tasks of harvest machine preparations.  Put the corn header on the JD S780, and checked the … Continue reading

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Harvest prep

Saturday, August 20, 2022 The combines came out of the big shed this week to be washed up and converted internally from wheat set-up to corn/soybean set-up.   The platforms (the detachable front-end equipment on a combine, that does the gathering … Continue reading

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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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