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What a day!

Thursday, February 6, 2020 Yesterday was a particularly fun day.  After a Tuesday with some difficult memories, Pat and I got to spend the day traveling to Purdue to see the Boilermakers play Iowa.  We enjoyed an early supper along … Continue reading

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It’s a start…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 Well we inched our way into spring field work today.  John is spraying burndown chemicals on some acres for soybeans.  The stuff we’re applying must delay 14 days before running the planter, so this will put … Continue reading

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Hello, Again.

Monday, February 1, 2016 Pat and I have been away from the farm for a few days, spending the last Saturday to Saturday in a special basketball ‘pilgrimage’.  We traveled to Iowa City to watch our Purdue Boilermakers take on … Continue reading

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Some new stuff arrives at Carnahan & Sons

Friday, February 6, 2015 Today, after PT at the local hospital, John and I will go to the BMV to arrange for the title and registration on the new pickup.  They called me yesterday morning from Dobson Ford in Washington … Continue reading

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More progess

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Today, the JD 612C corn head returned home from some repair at the JD shop in Ireland, Indiana.  We will now perform the routine annual, pre-harvest service.  The gathering chains will be adjusted, and lubricated.  The … Continue reading

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Another Saturday in June

Saturday, June 14, 2014 It’s a rather cool morning… in the high 50sF to start the day.  It should warm to the 80s by afternoon.  It has been a less-hectic week on the farm, but many things are happening. Pat … Continue reading

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Prescriptions

Monday, March 4, 2013 I’ll be calling our Monsanto seed dealer, neighbor Jeff Jackson to learn if he has some seed sizes for our soybean seed.  We need to know that particular number, the seeds per pound, in order to … Continue reading

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Sunny fall day

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 John is out with the 4730 sprayer, applying a fall treatment of the herbicides Roundup and Rifle (a type of 2,4-D).  This application, when fall weather makes it possible, keeps the field clear of winter annual … Continue reading

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Back to it

Monday, October 8,2012 It was pretty frosty this morning, and it’ll take some extra hours to get the soybeans dry enough to cut.    After Friday evening’s rain, another 1.3″ (33mm) to be exact, we were not able to harvest soybeans … Continue reading

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Purdue Farm Management Tour, June 29, 2011

Here are some scenes from the Purdue Farm Management Tour that came here on Wednesday, June 29th.  We were very honored to be included in this year’s Tour, the 79th annual such event. The first part of the program was what they called a … Continue reading

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