Monthly Archives: May 2013

Another task done, but more to do…

Friday, May 31, 2013 On Wednesday night, late, I finished planting soybeans.  It was a relief to get that done.  The two remaining unplanted fields had looked too wet on Wednesday morning, but the the high temperatures (88F) coupled with … Continue reading

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Repair

John is replacing the flag on top of our elevator; the old one was ripped by last night’s storm.

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Nick of time

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Yesterday, as I was planting the soybeans at the Freddie farm, I occasionally checked the weather radar on my phone.  It looked pretty favorable…until about 7pm.  It was fortunate that I was nearing the completion of … Continue reading

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Easing back into it

Monday, May 27… Memorial Day 2013 After a drive around to the fields today, I will be able to return to the Freddie farm, and begin planting.  I will have to plant around 4 patches of water at Freddie, and return … Continue reading

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Maintenance

Friday, May 24, 2013 After checking fields again this morning, there is no place dry enough to go plant.  So, we will turn our attention to some maintenance items.  Brandon is out on the JD 7130 with the “Bush-Hog”, cutting … Continue reading

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Not yet

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 After visiting the unplanted fields today, it is certain that resuming planting is days away.  We received rain for each of the past two nights, and the temperatures are cooler today…. mid 70s.  The sun occasionally … Continue reading

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Maybe?

Monday, May 20, 2013 We will take a drive around to the various soybean fields to review those that have been planted… to check on the conditions…to see if the beans have emerged.  The other priority is to check the … Continue reading

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