Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Century Mark

Thursday, June 28, 2012 After a very comfortable morning, the thermometer hit 106F this afternoon.  A breeze was blowing, and in the shade, it was not awful.  But in the sun, it was intense.  The crops are showing it.  It’s … Continue reading

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Beehive of activity!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Boy, there are many things happening at Carnahan & Sons today! First, Jay and Tim from WIN Energy are setting more of the new poles for the main electrical power service to the farm.  They will eventually … Continue reading

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Jake is here.

June 26, 2012 Jake Gingerich, Montgomery (Indiana) Welding, is here today with a crane to pull down the roof auger between bins 10 and 10A, along with the downspouts from the old and new elevators.  In its place, he will … Continue reading

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Friday, June 22, 2012

The drought continues… Today, the local electric co-op is upgrading our electric service.  The new dryer upgrade has increased our potential load in such a way that the wiring and the poles that hold them up will need to be … Continue reading

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Today, there is a new update to “The Family” page… check it out! John and Dennis have recently accepted an invitation to speak at Purdue University’s 2012 “Top Farmer” Workshop on July 10.  They will participate in a panel discussion … 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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Hot…and smelly…

Friday, June 15, 2012 This afternoon, Ben and Philip are ‘cleaning the pit’.  This is our most ‘glamorous’ job on the farm; one that Mike Rowe would not want to do on “Dirty Jobs”.  It involves climbing down under the … Continue reading

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