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Getting ready for fall

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 August already?  Another calendar page has flipped! We continue our march to prepare for fall harvest.  Bin work continues, with the guys from Montgomery Welding working to wrap up the new unloader and drying floor/aeration in … Continue reading

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End-of-July news

July 30, 2021 Well, the oppressive heat from the past week has broken, at least a little.  Highs near 80ºF (26C) rather than the mid-90s today.  And, of course, the humidity was high on those hotter days making for heat … Continue reading

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Excess water, and some repairs

Friday, May 22, 2020 Last Sunday night’s rain and subsequent rainy, drizzly days have put field work to a stop.  John is eager to begin the post-emerge applications of soybean and corn herbicide, but the fields are just too soft … Continue reading

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Almost here…

Friday, June 8, 2018 #wheatharvest18 John has the soybean herbicide (first post) application complete.   The corn is ‘laid by.’  Therefore, today we turn our attention more fully to prepping for wheat harvest.  Ross has gone to sample some heads of … Continue reading

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Diverse tasks

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 John is out in the JD 4730 sprayer, hunting and pecking on places to apply post herbicide to soybeans.  He is working diligently to apply a blend of herbicides that includes Roundup Weathermax, Warrant, and Extendimax … Continue reading

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Delay continues (sort of)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 It’s a cloudy day in SWIN, and the soils are still a bit too moist to plant soybeans into them.  For a .6″ rain, it sure has stayed wet a long time.  If only the sun … Continue reading

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Still a ‘no go’

Thursday, April 12, 2018 Ross went out on his ATV this morning to search for a field dry enough to apply nitrogen.  He didn’t find a single field where he was comfortable to start.  So, we wait on this very … 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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Odd jobs

Monday, August 7, 2017 We continue to nibble at little tasks that keep us busy.  Pre-harvest servicing of trucks continues.  This truck, the “Vision” needed a couple new batteries and a battery cable. We mowed the yard over the weekend.  … Continue reading

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More repairs

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 The parts for the repair of the augers in our Demco 1350 grain cart came in today.  Brandon picked them up at JL Equipment in Princeton, Indiana.  After removing the old augers many weeks ago, (see … Continue reading

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