Monthly Archives: February 2014

Beehive of activity

Friday, February 28, 2014 The Burke farm is bustling with activity.  The brothers of Shepard Construction have two excavators and two big bulldozers at work clearing 11.5 acres of woods there. They have commented on the large number of stumps they … Continue reading

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More progress at the Burke farm

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 We met with Sam Shepard of Shepard Construction at the Burke farm today.  The long-awaited work of clearing the woods is now making progress again.  When we purchased this place in November of 2012, we determined … Continue reading

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Frosty morning

Monday, February 24, 2014 There is a little skiff of frost on the ground today, but the sun is shining brightly.  The temperature is still in the 20s.  The cold reminds us that it is still winter in southern Indiana.  … Continue reading

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A ‘watch’ turned into a ‘warning’

Friday, February 21, 2014 Today we’re experiencing a very windy, but sunny day.  The temperature has topped out in the mid 40s, cooler than yesterday’s mid 60s.  I can notice that the lane and farm lot have settled a good … Continue reading

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Hollywood on the farm?

February 21, 2014 If you have been a follower of this website for very long, you may remember that we were hosts to Nebraska visitors last October and December.  Check the posts for October 17th and December 3rd.  Those visitors … Continue reading

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Good wheat news

Thursday, February 20, 2014 A really strong wind is blowing out there today, and rain storms are on the way.  The last patches of snow and ice will soon disappear on this windy, 60º day.  The farm lot and lane … Continue reading

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Changes in the wind….

Wednesday morning, February 19, 2014 The warm, bright sun is streaming through the windows today as I work in the office. We have changed our allocation of crop acres recently, decreasing the corn acres and increasing the soybean acres.   The … Continue reading

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