Tuesday, July 29, 2014
John and I traveled to the Roberson, Crook, Huey, and Downen farm locations this morning to determine if another application of Roundup was needed. He has decided that they are in good condition weed-wise, so an application of Roundup in those fields is not necessary. Good news.
John inspects the soybeans at the Roberson farm location. He says we can pass on a herbicide application at this time. These soybeans are Asgrow AG3731, have good height and have set pods well. This makes us hopeful for harvest time.
And, as for that work on the 8230 that Ross and Brandon discussed yesterday? It’s happening today.
Brad is here from JL Farm Equipment to reset the spacing on the back axle of the CIH 8230 combine. It will “track” better now when we harvest corn.
Another view of the combine rear axle work.
The bush hog was placed back into service today. Making the roadsides and ditch levee banks look better is a priority in late July and into August.
Here, making one of the roadside strips look ‘cared for’.
This is a riparian strip along the Roberson Ditch at our Dunn farm. There is less johnsongrass here this summer, as the desirable grasses compete for supremacy!
And this is the final pass of the bush hog on the Dunn levee. To the left is Roberson Ditch, to the right is a pretty field of Asgrow AG3731 soybeans.
We will all be home before dark this evening. It was another beautiful 75ºF (24ºC) day in southwest Indiana. There will be more bush hog work to be done tomorrow… at Huey, Burke, and Crook.