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Bin cleaning

Monday, March 2, 2020 Brandon is in a grain bin this morning, running a sweep auger to clean it out.  It is the last of the 2019 soybeans, and when those are delivered, we will be MT of 2019 beans. … Continue reading

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Rainy day

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 It has rained off and on all day.  And the temperature is falling.  Snow is in the forecast for tonight and tomorrow.  We will see what happens. John and I had a meeting with some folks … Continue reading

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Cold and wet continues

Saturday, April 7, 2018 The calendar says “run the planter”, but the fields say “wait”.  The chilly, often frosty (and even with a little snow) April days and nights have us wondering when spring will finally arrive.  We are fully … Continue reading

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Going…going…

Friday, February 10, 2017 The tiny bit of snow we received Wednesday evening is slowly, but surely slipping away.  We’ve had a couple pretty chilly days, but today we are supposed to warm up into the mid 50s.  So, bye-bye … Continue reading

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On the road again

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 No, it’s not Willie Nelson on the road again, but Brandon.  He’s delivering corn to GPC in Washington, IN. The weather continues to fluctuate wildly.  Yesterday, we hit 64ºF (18C).  Today the high is predicted at … Continue reading

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Snow no more

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Yesterday morning, on a trip out to the mailbox, it was apparent that the snow had melted away.  We enjoyed the white stuff while it was around, but it is around no more.  The temperatures of … Continue reading

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National Ag Day

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Happy Ag Day! If you have been a visitor to this website for very long, you are probably aware of how blessed we feel to be farmers in SW Indiana.  We appreciate the sentiment of Ag Day, and … Continue reading

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Prescriptions continued

Friday, March 6, 2015 Prescription building continues today.  Approximately 75 are written so far, therefore, these are about 35% finished. Thursday night was a fairy chilly night… it got down to 1ºF (-17C).  But the bright sunshine is warming the … Continue reading

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Prescription Writing Has Begun

Monday, March 2, 2015 Both of our seed dealers have reported to us the specs on each variety of soybean seed we have purchased for 2015.  Now, we can begin to build the planting prescriptions for each of those five … Continue reading

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What is a planting prescription?

Friday, April 4, 2014 Seems like the 3-day rain has finally ended, with a total of 3.3″ (89mm) received.  We can use this rain-delay time to review the planting prescriptions that we created. What is a planting prescription?  It is … Continue reading

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