Monthly Archives: October 2013

Rainy days…

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Overnight and this morning, we received 1+inch of rain.  That’ll push back the return to soybean harvest!  However, we really think that when it does get dry enough again, we can resume our harvesting work.  Those … Continue reading

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Another Monday…

October 28, 2013 With the sun coming up now, Ben is away in the Peterbilt to GPC, delivering a load of corn.  Ross and I will be traveling to every soybean field shortly, in order to evaluate their readiness for … Continue reading

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Sunny but cold

Friday, October 25, 2013 The sky is a brilliant October blue.  The temperature is about 50ºF. Ben has delivered two loads of corn, by appointment, to GPC at Washington.  Nick is out there washing the white Mack truck we call … Continue reading

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Frost!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 There was a sugar-coating on the ground this morning… our first frost of the fall.  The low temperature was 32-34ºF, depending on who was reporting.  That should knock the remaining leaves off the ripening soybeans, and  … Continue reading

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Cause for celebration!

Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2013 Last evening, just before dark, we got the corn crop done.  We received .2″ of rain on Saturday morning, but the sun came out, and we were able to go to the corn field.  We … Continue reading

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Getting close…

Friday night, October 18, 2013 Even though we were a bit short on truck drivers today, and we started the day with a nearly-full wet bin, we were able to make our goal… we finished Huey and Commer corn fields.  … Continue reading

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say ‘cheese’

Thursday, October 17, 2013 We received .2″ of rain this morning… unexpectedly.  Even though this prevented us from going directly to the corn field, it allowed us to deliver some corn and soybeans to market… and to clear out our … Continue reading

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