Tag Archives: Weather Channel

Rainy weekend

Monday, June 11, 2018 We were awakened this morning, not by the alarm clock, but by the booming sounds of thunder.  It brought additional rain to add to the total from Saturday and Sunday.   So far in this rain event, … Continue reading

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Summer’s last blast

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 Looks like today’s sunshine may be the final blast of summer heat.  It has been quite hot (mid- to upper- 90s) here for a couple weeks, since our return from our trip to Kansas.  I should … Continue reading

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Hurricane in Indiana?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 The remnants of Hurricane Bill that brought flooding to Texas are beginning to show some effect in SW Indiana.  Since evening yesterday, we have received 1.3″ (34mm) rain.   Our flat fields are surviving this heavier rain in an okay manner so … Continue reading

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Welcome, rain

Saturday, June 13, 2015 Last week we received a gentle 1.2″ rain.  It was a happy thing, and now we are looking forward to the next rain event.  Funny how it can get dry pretty quick.  No, the crops are … Continue reading

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Continuing preparation…on a hot day

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Pre-harvest preparations continue today.  The elevators have been greased.  It took a trip to the top of each.  Brandon is scraping the hopper bottom of bin 5, which is our wet-grain holding bin that serves the … Continue reading

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Bad weather coming?

Thursday, December 5, 2013 The weather prediction is pretty interesting.  We are in the part of the Midwest that is predicted to receive 5-7″ of snow, preceded by sleet and freezing rain.   The rain (they say) will begin this afternoon, … Continue reading

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The drought continues…

Monday, June 18, 2012 We had a good Fathers’ Day.  It was a special morning at Wheatland Christian Church, with a breakfast and then a unique church service.  We were reminded that we dads cannot ‘fix’ everything, and that we need … Continue reading

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Rain….or shine?

Monday, June 11, 2012 Today is spray and wash day.  John is out on the 4730 near Wheatland, spraying Roundup to stop the next flush of johnsongrass.  It has been a little over a month since the last treatment, so … Continue reading

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Friday, May 11, 2012

Well, I thought planting was finished. Yesterday, when I was mowing roadsides at the Freddie farm, I noticed a brown area in the middle of the farm, in that location where we often experience some ponding of water after a big rain. … 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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