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Random thoughts after a little rain

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 We had some fog this morning.  Looks like early fall, not mid summer.   It burned off by 930 am.  But even after that, the day was hazy. We are happy to report that we received a … Continue reading

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Plant17 (cont)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 We continue to plant soybeans.  (The corn is done)  The soil is getting dry, but the weather man is telling us that will change.  Depending on which source you consult, we are predicted to receive 1 … Continue reading

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Rain delay

Thursday, October 13, 2016 Yesterday afternoon, we were run out of  the soybean field at Freddie by an unexpected rain.  But later, the sun came out and we returned there about 6pm.  We were able to finish off the non-replanted … Continue reading

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End in sight

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Yes, we are getting close to the end of #harvest16, but we discovered yesterday at the Freddie farm, the late replanted soybeans are not quite ready.  Those should be ripe and dry by next week sometime.  … Continue reading

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Beans to market

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Ross has sold some soybeans to ADM in Newburgh, Indiana.  So, one load is going out this afternoon to help fill that contract. A ‘thaw’ is coming tomorrow, as temperatures are predicted to rise into the … Continue reading

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Aerial analysis of crops, part 2

Saturday, August 8, 2015 John flew the drone over some soybean fields on Friday.  In particular, he examined Freddie, Nellie, and Burke.  If you merely did the ‘drive by’ windshield analysis of these soybeans, you’d feel pretty good about those … Continue reading

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Lodging

Thursday, September 4, 2014 Lodging is occurring.  And I don’t mean the Holiday Inn kind.  Lodging refers to soybeans or corn that is not standing perfectly erect.  Since our big rainstorm on Monday morning, the soybeans are showing signs of … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions…

Saturday, August 16, 2014 We met Thursday morning with our Pioneer seed salesman David Flint, and the Pioneer agronomist, Tony Halter.  We reviewed many things, but mostly our plan for wheat for 2015.  We have decided that any wheat we … Continue reading

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Once again, with gratitude.

Saturday, August 9, 2014 Upon checking the rain gauge this morning, I’ve discovered that the past couple days have been terrific for rainfall here on this SW Indiana farm!  We are very grateful for the summer’s growing conditions, and we offer continually our … Continue reading

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Soggy

Friday, November 1, 2013 Welcome to November on the farm!  November!  The calendar pages flip quickly! This month can bring weeks of sun and warmth, but it can otherwise bring gray, gloomy, and drizzly days.  We are asking for the warm and sunny … Continue reading

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