Monthly Archives: September 2013

Foggy morning

Monday, September 30, 2013 It’s a gray and foggy morning out there.  A little mist in the air.  This will delay our return to the corn field, but allow for some catch-up service work in the shop.  John is changing … Continue reading

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Rain

Sunday morning, September 29, 2013 A gentle rain is falling this morning.  It’s a welcome sight, for we are all a little weary and a day of rest will be great.  We brought the combines home last night, so they … Continue reading

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The effects of replanting

Saturday, September 28, 2013 In the picture below, you can see what replanting looks like now.  In the foreground, you can see the ‘brown’ beans that we are currently cutting.   Then, looking carefully, you can see an area of faint ‘gray’ color; those … Continue reading

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Soybeans

Friday, September 27, 2013 Here are some pictures from soybean harvest.

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Wheat time

Thursday, September 26, 2013 Larry began to plant the wheat yesterday.  Only the ‘2 Hills’ got planted, about 40 acres, but that’s a start.  We prefer to begin planting wheat on September 25 (weather permitting), and this year we were … Continue reading

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Okay

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 We may make our goal of planting wheat tomorrow after all… Larry Corn is coming today to begin disking cornstalks in preparation of wheat planting.  No, we don’t have every acre where 2014 wheat will be … Continue reading

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Switch

Monday, September 23, 2013 We are switching over to soybean harvest today.  John will complete yesterday’s corn drying, and empty out the dryer. It will be nice to cut soybeans for a few days and allow the corn to dry … Continue reading

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See you

Saturday, September 21, 2013 Last night we said ‘goodbye’ to Philip.  He had been home for a week, and spent his days helping us with the first week of harvest.  It was like old times to have him home.  He’s … Continue reading

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Rain

Friday, September 20, 2013  4pm An off-and-on rain has stopped our harvesting work.  There have been moments of a hard rain, followed by some dry times, interspersed with drizzly periods.  Sometimes it feels like we’re in the great Northwest.   We … Continue reading

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Cloudy morning

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 When we went outside this morning, we could see the evidence of a few sprinkles of rain overnight.  Not raining now, so we are not delayed on corn harvesting. Yesterday evening finished better than Monday evening.  … Continue reading

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