Monthly Archives: September 2012

Gray Monday

September 17, 2012 It’s overcast and light sprinkles this morning.  Not a good bean-cutting day.  To search for an alternative, we got some hand-samples of the replant corn at Roberson.  We got 26.7% when we tested it.  A little too … Continue reading

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New decor

Many folks know that I am a big fan of US Highway 50.  We have lived our whole life along this highway, and in July, my wife Pat and I completed the goal of driving every beautiful mile of it.  I think it’s more … Continue reading

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Great Saturday

September 15, 2012 The sun is out, the skies are clear, it ‘s a beautiful day!  I expect we will cut some soybeans somewhere today.  Ross and I will make another trip around the various fields to survey the possibilities, … Continue reading

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Catching up on other stuff

Friday, September 14, 2012 We are waiting this morning for the dew to ‘burn off’, but that’s rather slow today with the cloudy skies.  I’m catching up some office work, writing weekly paychecks and paying bills.  Philip and John and … Continue reading

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A change of tasks

Thursday, September 13, 2012 Today, we will complete the corn, except for the nearly 400 acres that had to be replanted in May.  Those acres will be several days away…. it looks very green, and we surmise the moisture level … Continue reading

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Oh, my!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Yesterday, we discovered the worst corn field so far…. 59.5 bushels per acre.  And it was one of our biggest fields, the Huey Flat Right, 242 acres.  Going in, I would have expected that the yield … Continue reading

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Back in the groove

Tuesday morning, September 11, 2012 The 11th anniversary of 9-11 brings back vivid memories of that day.  You could not ask for a more beautiful day…. clear blue skies.  Like everyone else, I remember where I was and what I … Continue reading

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