Monthly Archives: April 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012

Oooooh, I’m sore this afternoon.  Let me explain. This morning, Pat and I spent the morning cleaning up the debris from a Saturday evening windstorm.  At 530 last Saturday, I watched out the kitchen window to see a big chunk … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

This morning as I was mowing roadsides, I noticed that at the “Crook” farm, there were some rows of corn that were not up and growing.  I wondered if there had been some error by the planter that skipped dropping … Continue reading

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Monday, April 23, 2012

We had a good weekend here, even if the weather was cooler than we’d like.  Much of the corn has emerged from the soil, and it’s looking for some warmth!  About half the soybeans are emerged, but the cool days … Continue reading

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April 18, 2012

Today is a day where big changes are noticeable.  The guys from Midwest Ag Systems (MAS), Rockport, Indiana have been here for many days preparing the new dryer for installation.  Today is the day when the crane came to lift … Continue reading

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April 17, 2012

Philip has completed his video from the last day of corn and soybean planting.  You can see it here on this post, or on our “media” page, or on the “casifarm” YouTube site. In this video you can view the … Continue reading

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Sunday, April 15, 2012

It’s a beautiful, windy and sunny Sunday afternoon in southern Indiana.  The best thing is that today is my brother Ross’ birthday, his last one with a “6” to start it. Philip has taken some video footage of the corn … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th

Warmer temperatures have returned, at least it’s not frosty this morning.  60s today, 70s tomorrow and 80s on Sunday are predicted.   There is also a small chance for rain, and boy, oh, boy would that be welcome. Unless I run … Continue reading

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April 11, 2012

Brrrr….. As I write this post this morning, the temp reads 35.6F just outside the office window.  Not what a farmer would want at planting time.  And tonight is predicted to bring another frost.  I am not worried about the … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

It’s a cool, clear and beautiful sunny morning…. Happy Resurrection Day to all of you!  

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Thursday the 5th of April….

A little rain during the night, the guage at the office shows .2 this morning.  So, a little break to do other things.  I can get the orange truck stocked up with soybean seed today.  There is office work to … Continue reading

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