Tag Archives: JD S780 combine

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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Clean up has begun

Monday, October 28, 2019 We finished harvest last Thursday evening.  Brandon used all of Friday to take the combines and headers out to the field behind the shop to blow off the trash and loose dirt.  He used a leaf … Continue reading

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Back to corn

Saturday, September 28, 2019 On Thursday evening, we ran out of May-planted soybeans.  The ones planted in early June are just too wet yet for harvest.   Looks like we can return to some next week.  In the meantime, we are … Continue reading

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Good soybean days

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 The weather has been quite favorable this week for the harvesting of soybeans.  Although the morning dew delays the day’s start until almost noon, the work of the day has gone relatively smooth.  You can tell … Continue reading

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It begins…

Saturday, September 21, 2019 #harvest19 has started. We went to the corn field on Thursday.   The corn was wetter than we would like, but we had to bring some in to fill our September sales contracts.  The grain was also quite … Continue reading

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