Monthly Archives: July 2013

A milestone for the day

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 We received a quarter of an inch of rain (6mm) yesterday, and the cloudy and cool (69F)conditions continue this morning.  It just feels damp out there.  This restricts a bit of our outdoor work of mowing, … Continue reading

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Is this July?

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 The temperature certainly has been pleasant for several days now… the sticky, hot days of July that we normally experience have disappeared into some cooler, comfortable, September-like days!  I have heard no one complain about it!  … Continue reading

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it just keeps on coming…

Friday, July 26, 2013 Even though field work is at a standstill, with only some spraying to be done next week, the work around the shop and farm lot continues.  Brandon made a list yesterday of the maintenance tasks that … Continue reading

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Some conservation efforts

Thursday, July 25, 2013 Met this morning with reps from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and signed a contract for the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) for the Lett and Watjen farms.  Those two locations are mostly reclaimed land … Continue reading

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Beautifyin’ the homestead…

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 You could not ask for a more beautiful southern Indiana day!  Is this really July?  The temperature is 78 with a gentle breeze blowing, and the sky is a brilliant blue.  It is very pleasant to … Continue reading

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How nice…

Monday, July 22, 2013 We are so very pleased with the rainfall we received over the weekend.  On Saturday afternoon and evening, 1.6″ (41 mm) came in a very helpful way… it took many hours to fall.  It was an … Continue reading

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Last day of planting?

Thursday, July 18, 2013 The sun’s rising in the sky this morning, and it’s getting quite warm.  77F already at 8 am. It feels like summer this week with the 90+ degree temperatures and the return of the humidity. Today, … Continue reading

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Hive of bees

Monday, July 15, 2013 There is a big list of things to accomplish today, and many things are happening!  Wheat is being delivered by Brandon to ADM in Newburgh, Indiana.  Nick is out on the Gator spraying johnsongrass along roadsides.  … Continue reading

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A pleasant evening in many ways

Saturday, July 13, 2013 Last evening we hosted an event for the Indiana Ag Leadership Class 15.  They were having a 3-day seminar in southwest Indiana.  After their day’s in-depth visits to Toyota in Princeton and GPC in Washington, they … Continue reading

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Company’s comin’

Friday, July 12, 2013 In addition to the typical post-harvest clean-up, we are making special effort to get the farm ‘presentable’.  We have guests coming this evening.  Class 15 of the Indiana Ag Leadership Program (ALP) is having one of their 3-day seminars … Continue reading

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