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Another winter project

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 As the days of 2020 wind down, we are engaged in a couple projects. Brandon and Bill returned last night from a trip to Nebraska to bring home a truck.  We are updating our truck fleet … Continue reading

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One down, one still going…

Friday, January 10, 2020 Today, we are receiving the rain that has been promised for many days. However, it is not quite as heavy (at least so far) as was predicted. 1.6″ (41mm) has arrived as of late Friday morning. … Continue reading

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Next steps

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 We brought home the soybean air drill and the nitrogen toolbar this morning.  It was a mostly sunny and dry day, with dry roads, so we traveled to the Huey farm east of Wheatland where we … Continue reading

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Plan B became Plan C

Thursday, September 29, 2016 Yesterday had some surprises, as days on the farm often do.  We awoke to an unexpected light rain, and we figured we would not be able to harvest soybeans for the day.  So we planned for … Continue reading

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A little progress

Thursday, June 30, 2016 Where did this month go?  There’s an old saying, “there’s nothing so rare as a day in June.”  I think that’s quite true. The crops are showing some progress. I went out with the bush hog … Continue reading

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Thunder

Thursday, March 24, 2016 Yes, we have thunder and rain today.  It’s the first thunderstorm of spring.  But even if it’s raining, we have stuff going on today.   John is in the shop today, working on an upgrade to … Continue reading

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Shop day

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 All the February corn contracts have been delivered.  Work continues in the shop today.  It’s nice to have a warm place on these cold days.  Our shop is too small to wash a semi truck with … Continue reading

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Sunny day

Monday, January 19, 2015 Yes, the sunshine is brilliant today, and the sky a clear and vibrant blue.  There’s not much wind, so that makes the warmer temperature seem even better.  It’s pleasant for a January day in Indiana.  Mid … Continue reading

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Foggy

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 This morning has the thickest fog of the season so far.  And, according to the “lore” of the post on last Friday, this will now make for 3 snow events in January! Yesterday, we toured the … Continue reading

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NFMS

Friday, February 15, 2013 Victor Pichot and I returned yesterday from the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) at Louisville, Kentucky.  We spent about a day and a half touring the exhibits at the Exposition Center.  The weather on the drive … Continue reading

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