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Clean-up continues…

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Brandon has been quite busy with the clean-up.  He has given his touch to several machines so far.  He uses compressed air to blast off caked-on dirt along with loose dust and leaves.  Then, he uses … Continue reading

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Good week, rainy weekend… #plant21 on pause

Monday morning, April 12, 2021 We had a good, productive week last week with progress made each day.  But Saturday and Sunday brought us some rain and now field work is paused.  Maybe by Wednesday, we can return to field … Continue reading

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Another set of preparatory tasks

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Brandon is preparing the field cultivator for a spring of some limited work.  We only use it ahead of NH3 applications or burn-down spraying in order to smooth some of the small areas of erosion.  “Filling … Continue reading

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The shop is busy.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 The weather outside is pretty nice… 53ºF (12C) … sunny with no wind.  That makes for a beautiful January day in SWIN.  The temperature has been dipping below freezing each night, but the daytime sunshine warms … Continue reading

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COVID quarantine

Thursday, November 19, 2020 Well, it happened.  We spent last Friday evening and Saturday morning at an elders’ retreat at McCormick’s Creek State Park.  On Sunday morning, I got the call that one of my fellow elders at WCC had … Continue reading

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A wet week

Monday, October 26, 2020 Well, we’ve been asking for it, and now we are getting it.  Rain.  We received over 3 inches (76mm) during last week, and it looks like more rain today.  With that little bit of soybeans left … Continue reading

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Set up continues

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Sunny today.  Will get a little above 50ºF today. Brad is  here from JL Farm Equipment, Poseyville, IN to install updated software in the MX290 tractor.  This update was necessary in order for the tractor’s controller … Continue reading

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Cold is coming

Monday, January 28, 2019 This morning, it is 41ºF (5C), and cloudy.  They tell us that rain is coming today, and snow tonight.  But the biggest thing they are telling us is that bitter cold will arrive tomorrow night, and … Continue reading

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Chilly job

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Today, John has taken it on to get the JD combine cleaned up.  He first used compressed air to blow the crusty, packed-on clumps of debris away… then took out the hose and brush and bucket … Continue reading

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Gray November day

Monday, November 19, 2018 It’s gray and chilly out there, 41ºF (5C).  There is a bit of fog in the air, and there is drizzly rain, too.  You wouldn’t call it a rainy day, but it’s like some of those … Continue reading

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