Monthly Archives: March 2013

Picture

Saturday, March 30, 2013 Back on March 12 in a post about the new soybean planter, I mentioned that I would take a picture of it when we had it unfolded–in field position.  Well, we were able to do that … Continue reading

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More prescriptions needed

Friday, March 29, 2013 Today, 80 units (enough to plant about 62 acres) of Pioneer seed beans were delivered.  A unit of soybean seed can be measured in two ways, depending on the supplier.  Some call a unit 140,000 seeds, others call a … Continue reading

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Contrasts

Thursday, March 28, 2013 Monday I took this photo when we were leaving for Purdue…. it is a winter-like version of the above header picture. This morning, John serviced the mowers to ready them for summer duty.  I took the … Continue reading

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Old Orange Truck

March 27, 2013 Today, John has the old orange 10-wheeler in the shop, getting it ready for spring work. This is the truck we use to deliver soybean seed to the air drill. Our Monsanto seed dealer, neighboring farmer Jeff … Continue reading

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Another snow

Monday, March 25, 2013 If you look outside this morning, you see the landscape blanketed in white…again. The weather folks were predicting 5-8 inches of the white stuff, but we got maybe 2. So, local schools are not closed today, … Continue reading

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Second day of Spring

Thursday, March 21, 2013 It’s sunny and cold, and there are snow flurries in the air!  Doesn’t seem like spring, and quite a contrast to March a year ago, when we saw temps in the 80s.  Right now, the temperature … Continue reading

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First day of spring

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 It’s sunny this morning, but oh, it’s chilly.  High temps in the 30s today.  And its breezy, which accentuates the cold.  Quite a contrast to Spring 2012, which was exceptionally warm and dry.  Instead of field work, … Continue reading

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