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Clean-up continues…

Friday, October 28, 2022 The great clean-up continues at Carnahan & Sons.  Today, it’s time for the green combine.  The first action on it was to take it out to a nearby field, and use the air compressor from the … Continue reading

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Another small step forward over the weekend

Monday, April 25, 2022 It’s raining again this morning, 1.1″ (28mm) since midnight.   #plant22 seems like a repeat of 2019.  If you go back and read the posts from April of ’19, you’ll find similar information about rain delays and … Continue reading

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Another rainy day in SWIN

Thursday, April 21, 2022 Yes, it’s raining…again… here in Knox County, Indiana.   We did get a small window of opportunity yesterday to work in the fields.  Brandon was able to apply anhydrous ammonia most of the day, and I … Continue reading

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Wheat topdress

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Yes, we were able to get some of the final application of nitrogen on the wheat yesterday.   Just a tick under 40% went on yesterday.  And, no, the soil conditions were not perfect, finding a few soft … Continue reading

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Colder

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 It’s colder today, with a bit of a breeze.  If the wind were calm, it wouldn’t be too bad out there, but the wind sorta cuts through.  Greg at our nearby Nutrien location notified us that … Continue reading

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Pretty soggy again.

Friday, October 15, 2021 It’s a beautiful, sunny morning, but we got another rain overnight.  1.8 to 2.2″ (46-56 mm).  So, the progress of #harvest21 is stopped again.  Of course, the trucks are busy today, delivering grain to markets at … Continue reading

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It rained again

Friday, March 26, 2021 Last night, it rained again.  That makes for a bit of a soggy week, and will put off the next field operation again for a few days.  It wasn’t a gully-washer, but enough to keep the … Continue reading

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How is the wheat crop doing?

Saturday, March 6, 2021 Yesterday, we met with Greg Anthis, our local agronomic adviser, and Landon Taylor, a regional Nutrien agronomist, to check our wheat crop.  We have been working closely with these guys since we made our choice of … Continue reading

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Wheat check-up

Thursday, October 29, 2020 It has been rainy for 10-11 days now, with heavy rain again last night and today.  Just today, we have received so far 2.6 inches (66mm) of precipitation!  More is expected this evening. Our Nutrien consultant … Continue reading

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Back to Beans

Saturday, October 10, 2020 After 5 big days harvesting corn, we are returning to soybeans today.  More specifically, the double-crop soybeans (DCB).  We have had a good week in the corn fields.  For the past two days, we have been … Continue reading

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