Tag Archives: Shepard Construction

It rained again

Friday, March 26, 2021 Last night, it rained again.  That makes for a bit of a soggy week, and will put off the next field operation again for a few days.  It wasn’t a gully-washer, but enough to keep the … Continue reading

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October is here…

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Yesterday morning, as we were preparing to head off to the soybean harvest field at the Huey farm, we received an unexpected pleasant surprise.  A nice couple from Alabama, who have become subscribers to this website, arrived … Continue reading

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The brakes are on

Saturday, September 20, 2014 Yesterday afternoon, we had a breakdown in our large unload pit… or more specifically, the drag conveyor that lifts the grain up into the big elevator.  We had to borrow a vacuum machine from a neighbor in … Continue reading

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Pictures from the week

Thursday afternoon, May 29, 2014

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Some good news…

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Yesterday evening, the last of the soybeans got planted.  I was able to work at the Huey farm location from early morning to mid-afternoon, and got the Flat L field planted.  There were some spots where … 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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Mowing roadsides and other stuff

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 This morning, I went down to the fields near Wheatland to mow the roadsides.  I think it just looks better… like someone is paying attention… when the roadsides are mowed by our fields. Hopefully, this mowing … Continue reading

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Pause in the field work, and a good-bye

Monday, April 14, 2014 Brandon and John were able to apply NH3 at the Pond farm yesterday afternoon.  But last night’s rain and today’s strong winds have stopped field work for a while. So, it’s off to the local Farm … Continue reading

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Winter’s a hangin’ on

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 What a surprise to start the day!  The folks at Weather Channel had removed snow from their local forecast for today.  Surely, it won’t last very long, but this is pretty significant for the morning.  Check … Continue reading

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Clearing a woods, and other stuff at the Burke farm

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Yesterday, I spent most of the afternoon at the Burke farm.   Shepards were there, working still on the 11.5-acre woods-clearing project.  They were digging big trenches for the burial of the many stumps they have dug out.  Occasionally, I would drive near them … Continue reading

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