Tag Archives: Roundup

Diverse tasks

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 John is out in the JD 4730 sprayer, hunting and pecking on places to apply post herbicide to soybeans.  He is working diligently to apply a blend of herbicides that includes Roundup Weathermax, Warrant, and Extendimax … Continue reading

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It begins!

Wednesday, April, 1, 2015 This is a very beautiful southern Indiana April day.   We are grateful for the gentle wind, the 72ºF (22C) temperature, and the clear blue sky.  The soil here at the home farm has dried sufficiently for us … Continue reading

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Inspection

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 John and I traveled to the Roberson, Crook, Huey, and Downen farm locations this morning to determine if another application of Roundup was needed.  He has decided that they are in good condition weed-wise, so an application … Continue reading

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Sunny but cold

Friday, October 25, 2013 The sky is a brilliant October blue.  The temperature is about 50ºF. Ben has delivered two loads of corn, by appointment, to GPC at Washington.  Nick is out there washing the white Mack truck we call … 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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Monday, May 7, 2012

The sun is shining on a warm Monday morning.  But rain is predicted today.  Last Friday, Ross was replanting corn at the Roberson farm just east of here on IN Hwy 550, and was rained out of the field in … Continue reading

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