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Delay continues (sort of)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 It’s a cloudy day in SWIN, and the soils are still a bit too moist to plant soybeans into them.  For a .6″ rain, it sure has stayed wet a long time.  If only the sun … Continue reading

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First rain delay of #plant18

Thursday, May 3, 2018 It is raining this morning, and by the looks of the radar, it could be a strong storm.  We are hoping for a little rain, not a gully-washer.  We were making progress with planting corn and … Continue reading

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Sunny day

Thursday, April 23, 2015 The sun is shining… brightly! We think we may go do some field work this afternoon.  The field cultivator needs to work in some ruts, and then we may be able to apply some nitrogen.  Gotta … Continue reading

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Rainy night

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 We got another rain last night.  During the rain event, there was some spectacular thunder.  One particular clap awakened me at 3 am.  And another feature of last night’s thunder, was that some of it ‘rolled’ … 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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The rain continues

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 The rainy period continues.  About 1.4″ so far, yesterday and today.  This rain event is delaying the completion of our planting process.  We need about 1 full day of work to finish the corn planting… the … Continue reading

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Yeah, it’s raining…

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 We found some fields to be nearly dry enough to work on Monday morning.  It was okay for the sprayer, and mostly good for the NH3 application.  By working late last night, Ross and John were able … Continue reading

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Rain Delay

Monday, April 8, 2013 1.3 inches (33mm) of rain last night stopped the work in the fields today.  Anhydrous ammonia was going on well, and the wheat crop got sprayed.  I had just begun to apply the spring burn-down herbicide … Continue reading

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…rain delay

Thursday, September 6, 2012 Yesterday we received another 1.3″  (33 mm) in two rain events.  We were awakened by thunder, and that brought .3″.   Then at 1pm, a thunderstorm brought an additional inch.  Rain delays are not exclusive to baseball.

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