Monthly Archives: April 2014

Frosty morn

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 There’s frost on the ground this morning.  But it did not get quite as cold as predicted…33F rather than 25F.   I think there will be no concern about damage to the wheat. Will make a circuit … Continue reading

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Pause in the field work, and a good-bye

Monday, April 14, 2014 Brandon and John were able to apply NH3 at the Pond farm yesterday afternoon.  But last night’s rain and today’s strong winds have stopped field work for a while. So, it’s off to the local Farm … Continue reading

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Inching forward

Sundown, Saturday, April 12, 2014 We began some field work yesterday.  We were able to put down some herbicide for about 400 acres of 2014 soybean fields.  Also, Ross and John began to apply NH3.  We are a little limited … Continue reading

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Yeah, that’s working correctly

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 As I was driving down Robinson Road yesterday, I happened to notice that the water was low enough in the ditch to see the outlet for the tile we installed at the triangle field of the … Continue reading

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Patience…

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 It’s sunny out there, even if it’s a little cool.  The machines are waiting quietly, but they are ready to spring into action when the conditions get right.         It is a good … Continue reading

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Another rainy day

Monday, April 7, 2014 Rainy day.  No field work today.  So, we find alternate tasks. The property tax bills arrived Saturday.  There were a few ‘glitches’ with some of them.  Those errors required a visit to the Knox County Courthouse.  … Continue reading

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What is Swath Control?

Saturday, April 5, 2014 Sunny morning.  It’s refreshing to see the sunshine and blue skies, even if it’s a little chilly. What is Swath Control?  Sometimes it’s also called “section control”.  It is a GPS-based control system for application machines … Continue reading

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