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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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Seed delivery day

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Seed for #plant 20 is coming home today, even though the morning is quite foggy.   Our dealer has delivered the DeKalb corn seed to the farm.  There are 3 hybrids that we plan to use for … Continue reading

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Calm before the storm

Today brings us brilliant blue skies, and light wind. It is a beautiful January day in SWIN. But the weather forecasters tell us that rain (a very big rain) is coming tomorrow. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday is supposed to bring … 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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Rainy day to welcome Spring

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 I read a quote today:  “The first day of Spring is not the same as the first Spring day”… I must agree with that one. It’s raining again this afternoon.  Monday and Tuesday were quite nice, … Continue reading

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Nicer day

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Sunny and 33ºF.  The wind is calm, so it is a pretty nice day out there this afternoon.  The sunshine is bringing some melting to the snow, and a bit of a thaw…unless there is some … Continue reading

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Training Day

Thursday, February 21,, 2019 Our local Nutrien location is sponsoring a continuing education meeting today.  We will meet to learn more about the Climate.com FieldView system. We have been using FieldView for 4 years, and it continues to develop and … Continue reading

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