Monthly Archives: August 2014

Let’s verify

Sunday, August 31, 2014 No fog this morning! Well, we’ll know in a few months if the lore we heard this month is accurate:  The number of fogs in August equals the number of snows in January.  If I counted … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Days, News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Spectacular

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Sunsets over Carnahan & Sons have been spectacular for the past few days.  

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Repair

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Last Saturday, Pat and I did some hand spraying of johnsongrass from the Gator.  We parked it in the shop when we got done.  Upon closing the big overhead door, it went “bang!” as the went down.  One of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Not a bad day…

Friday, August 22, 2014 This morning, Brandon and I accompanied David Flint to a local Pioneer test plot.  Joining us there was Heath Gardner and Terry Becker.  We viewed some of Pioneer’s newer offerings of corn and soybeans.  Like most … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Days, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Summer returns… and stacks of papers

Thursday, August 21, 2014 You know it’s probably gonna be a hot day when it’s 73ºF when you get up in the morning. Temperatures are predicted in the 90s for the next 7 days.  Perhaps the heat will hasten the … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Days, News | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Back in the groove

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Back at the farm today after Pat and I took a couple days to visit our sister Sheila and her husband John over in SE Indiana, near Rising Sun.  We enjoyed our brief visit with them.  … Continue reading

Posted in Farm Days, Harvest | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Decisions, decisions…

Saturday, August 16, 2014 We met Thursday morning with our Pioneer seed salesman David Flint, and the Pioneer agronomist, Tony Halter.  We reviewed many things, but mostly our plan for wheat for 2015.  We have decided that any wheat we … Continue reading

Posted in Family Life, Farm Days, News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment