Monthly Archives: September 2011

Beans!

Today we will cut some soybeans.  We will go to the Ross farm, and then to Lett and Watjen.  Those fields need to be ‘uncovered’ so that we can plant them to wheat.  It’s gonna be a fun day…

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Back to the field…

We went back to harvesting corn yesterday; it was a little less-than-perfect conditions, but by parking the trucks on solid ground, we could manage.  Best of all, the sun is shining this morning, and we will return to the field … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Mondays….

Well, it was a wet, wet weekend.  Saturday morning I emptied my rain guage showing 1.7 inches of rain, and the rain continued, mostly on Sunday.  This morning, I dumped out 2.8 inches more that came Saturday evening and all … Continue reading

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September 24

There’s a new entry on the MEDIA page… a link to Channel 10 News…check it out!

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Autumn arrives

This morning  at 5-something fall arrived.  I admit I slept through its coming.   It has ‘felt like’ fall for several days, cooler nights, foggy mornings.  We did receive some more rain yesterday, and it finally caused us to leave the corn … Continue reading

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September 19

Yesterday was a rainy day in southern Indiana.  It was a welcome sight after so many weeks of dry weather.  We received 2.1 inches of rain from Saturday night until this morning.  We are convinced that it will help the … Continue reading

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September 15

Today, we are sending corn to market; specifically, John and Philip have gone to Newburgh, Indiana to the ADM terminal elevator there on the Ohio River.  They are delivering corn that was contracted earlier in the year.  It will take … Continue reading

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September 13

We began our corn harvesting yesterday.  Usually on the first day, you discover some bugs in our system, and we did find a few.  There was a grain leak in the old elevator that was undiscovered until yesterday, and Montgomery … Continue reading

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Friday, September 9th

It’s a cloudy and cool day in southern Indiana, and the work in the shop continues.  Both combines will be in there today, getting the engine oil changed, and a close inspection of all the moving parts.  The headers are … Continue reading

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Arrivederci, il mio cavallo

Yesterday, Ross and Rhoda loaded out one of their favorite and successful horses, Rossgo.  This horse is now on its way to Italy.  A few weeks ago, a lovely Italian girl, Elisa, came here for some training; she liked the horse … Continue reading

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