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Pause

Thursday, April 27, 2017 There is a short pause in #plant17 soybeans this morning.  We received about .2″ rain last night, and the soil surface looks damp.  We will inspect the remaining fields to see if/where we can go plant … Continue reading

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Start and Stop!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Yes, we got the planters rolling yesterday!   The soil conditions were ideal, with the soil surface  dry and adequate moisture just underneath. Ross started planting corn at the Huey farm.  He experienced some ‘first day bugs’, but … Continue reading

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It’s gonna happen…

Saturday, April 8, 2017 We’ve had two chilly nights in a row (33ºF, 1C) but this afternoon, the sun is out and it’s 68ºF (20C).  So, the soil is drying and warming (again) in most places.  It was a beautiful, … Continue reading

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Across the finish line…

Monday, June 20, 2016 Last Friday, I was able to return to #replant16.   The planting conditions were quite good after the Wednesday evening rain.  By 3pm, the final rows of 2016 soybeans were placed into the soil.  We will check them … Continue reading

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Planting is finished

June 8, 2016 We crossed the finish line with the soybean air drill yesterday evening about 8pm.  The rainy weather extended the planting season across more weeks than we would have hoped.  I guess we should be grateful that spring planting got … Continue reading

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#plant16

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Planting has started.  Ross is running the MX290 and 1250 corn planter.  There have been a few glitches, but things are smoothing out.  Dennis is operating the JD9330 and the 1890 soybean air drill.  Most field … Continue reading

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Rainy Saturday

May 16, 2015 After thinking I might return to planting yesterday afternoon, a 3 pm rain made my decision for me.   And today, it has rained off-and-on (mostly on) all day long. A return to soybean planting is now several days … Continue reading

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No, not today

Friday, May 23, 2014 I went over to Wheatland this morning, in hopes to find the field at Huey dry enough to plant soybeans.  To my surprise, the roads became wet as I approached Wheatland, and I began to see … Continue reading

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Getting closer…

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Yesterday, the sun came out and the temperatures were a pleasant 75ºF.  It finally ‘felt’ like spring.  The soils are drying out, getting us closer to planting.  We focused our attention to the Burke farm, where … Continue reading

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