Tag Archives: John Deere

Perplexed

Thursday, March 8, 2018 There are snow flurries in the air, and here I am, writing planting prescriptions for the soybean air drill.  The creation of these maps is going better this year, for we are doing them in JD … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Days, News, Planting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Snowy weekend forecast

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 It’s rather warm here in SWIN today, right now the temperature reads 55F (13C).  Another even warmer day is predicted for tomorrow.  But our forecast is for single digit temps on the weekend, possibly dipping below … Continue reading

Posted in Family Life, Farm Days, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another PIP

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 John Deere provided another PIP (Product Improvement Program) for our S680 combine today.  Seems that John Deere has had some complaints about the S-series cabs being noisy, so Kyle from Hutson, Inc. is here today to install more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

PIP

Thursday, February 25, 2016 Last Monday, Jon from Huston’s came to install a PIP (Product Improvement Program) on our John Deere S680 combine.  John Deere provides these kinds of changes whenever they discover that an improvement will help their warranty … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Days, News, Planting | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Update

Thursday, February 4, 2016 Yesterday afternoon was a time when the Greenstar systems in our John Deeres were updated.  Once or twice a year, John Deere provides improvements to the internal programming in the GPS, guidance, and field information packages.  … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Days, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Hello, Again.

Monday, February 1, 2016 Pat and I have been away from the farm for a few days, spending the last Saturday to Saturday in a special basketball ‘pilgrimage’.  We traveled to Iowa City to watch our Purdue Boilermakers take on … Continue reading

Posted in Family Life, Farm Days, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winter project

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 The project du jour is to refurbish the cutting parts on the draper headers.  John has brought in replacement “sections” for the knife in each header– the JD 640FD and the MacDon FD75.  Each is 40 … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Days, News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Damien Arrives

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Damien Vaucelle from La Chapelle-pres-Sees, France (in Normandy, just north of Alençon) arrived here late Sunday night.   His first trip to our farm was as a student in the year 2000.  He returned for some harvest … Continue reading

Posted in Family Life, Farm Days, Harvest | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Some new stuff arrives at Carnahan & Sons

Friday, February 6, 2015 Today, after PT at the local hospital, John and I will go to the BMV to arrange for the title and registration on the new pickup.  They called me yesterday morning from Dobson Ford in Washington … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Days, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Farm Science Review

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Pat and I attended the Ohio Farm Science Review yesterday.  It’s one of the better-run outdoor farm exhibitions.  We departed very early Tuesday morning, and arrived there about 930 am.  The day was overcast, there were … Continue reading

Posted in Family Life, Farm Days, Harvest, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment