Monthly Archives: June 2014

Checking it out

Sunday, June 29, 2014 After a terrific morning at Wheatland Christian Church, we had some leftover spaghetti-bake for lunch (or in southern Indiana AKA Sunday dinner).  Nicolas and I took an extended Gator ride around and across all the double-crop soybeans … Continue reading

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A little pause

Friday, June 27, 2014 As the day wraps up, we have reached a good point.  John has the spraying ‘caught up” in the soybeans.  We have done almost all the riparian spraying from the seat of the Gator.  We have … Continue reading

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Clean-up continues

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 The post-harvest clean-up continues.  Nicolas is out on the Gator spraying riparian areas with Select herbicide. This will stop the johnsongrass, but permit the fescue to thrive.  John is busy today, applying the first herbicide pass of Roundup+Warrant to … Continue reading

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The clean-up has begun

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 After harvest and DCB planting finished up yesterday, the clean-up of the equipment must take place.  There are days worth of work involved.  We started today with the air drill.  It gets stored at the Huey … Continue reading

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Done!

Monday, June 23, 2014 Today was a big day.  Ross and Brandon finished harvesting the wheat crop…at about 3pm.  It certainly looked like it would rain them out of the last field, but the rain went around and they were … Continue reading

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What is a planting prescription?

Originally posted on Carnahan & Sons, Inc.:
Friday, April 4, 2014 Seems like the 3-day rain has finally ended, with a total of 3.3″ (89mm) received.  We can use this rain-delay time to review the planting prescriptions that we created.…

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Rain out

Friday, June 20, 2014 We were making progress today, with the combines and with the planting of double-crop soybeans (DCB).  But at 3pm, the dark sky opened up the floodgates and in just a few minutes we received .4″ (10mm) … Continue reading

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