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Rainy week

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Rainy week.  We received rain Monday, Tuesday, and today.  All in all, about 1.7″ (43mm) has come our way.   It is welcome. Wheat harvest is about two weeks away.  You can really tell it is “turning”, … Continue reading

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Warming up

Friday, June 4, 2021 Warmer days are in the forecast.  Mid 80s are coming, or at least we hope so!  We have not had many days in the 80s.  Instead, we’ve mostly had days in the 60s with nights in … Continue reading

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A good week.

Saturday, June 27, 2020 We had a good week.  The wheat harvest was finished on Thursday afternoon, and the double-crop soybean (DCB) planting was completed Friday evening.  Yes, the wheat yields were disappointing, but we did have a crop to … Continue reading

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A happy weekend

Monday, June 22, 2020 Yes, we got started with wheat harvest on Saturday.  The grain got dry enough that we could harvest it well.  After Ross started on Saturday afternoon, he called to say I should bring the other combine … Continue reading

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Wheat in the rear-view mirror

Thursday, June 27, 2019 Late last night, we completed our harvest of our 2019 wheat crop.  As we were working after dark at our Crook farm, you could see flashes of lightning all around.  I wondered if we would get … Continue reading

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Rainy Saturday

June 15, 2019 Yes, we are having a light rain today, and occasionally some thunder.  We had planned to begin wheat harvest today.  We tried it on Wednesday, but the grain was too wet.  Since then, the weather has been … Continue reading

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‘nother rain

Friday, June 15, 2018 Early this morning, about breakfast time, we received another light rain.  This is on top of the one we got on Wednesday evening, which brought us about a half inch (13mm).   6.2 inches (157 mm) this … Continue reading

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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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Almost here…

Friday, June 8, 2018 #wheatharvest18 John has the soybean herbicide (first post) application complete.   The corn is ‘laid by.’  Therefore, today we turn our attention more fully to prepping for wheat harvest.  Ross has gone to sample some heads of … Continue reading

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French news

Monday, July 21, 2014 Received some text messages from our 2013 French student,  (our French “son” for the month of June 2013).  He says the hard wheat and barley harvests are not so good for their family.  The yields are down … Continue reading

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