Monthly Archives: October 2014

Change in the air…

October 31, 2014 When we started this week, the temperature Monday was a very warm 84ºF, (29C).  As I listened to the forecast on the radio this morning, tonight’s low will be in the high 20sF, with possible snow flurries!  What a … Continue reading

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A cleaning day

Thursday, October 30, 2014 The sun came out today, but it stayed a bit cool, 59ºF.  Even with a little cooler temperature, the sunshine makes for a pleasant day!  We used part of this day to deliver soybeans to ADM … Continue reading

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Across the finish line.

Tuesday, October 29, 2014 It’s a rainy morning today… over half an inch so far.  But this rain event is not causing us any concern because we finished our harvest on Sunday evening.  We went back to work Sunday afternoon on … Continue reading

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Into DCB

Saturday, October 25, 2014 We will be heading off to cut some DCB at Waldo today.  We have under 300 acres of DCB remaining to harvest.  The mornings have been a little damp, but by noon it’s a go! Our … Continue reading

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Check one (or two) off the list…

Thursday, October 23, 2014 Yes, we did finish harvesting corn yesterday.  About 3pm, the final rows of the 2014 corn crop disappeared into the combines.  The S680 and the 8230 performed well through the corn and soybean harvest.  We were … Continue reading

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End in sight (corn at least)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 We are in the last corn field to be harvested, and it could and should get done today.  The complicating factor is that the trucks must also deliver some corn to market this afternoon, in order … Continue reading

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Good news and bad news

Monday, October 20, 2014 We worked at the Freddie farm today.  It is our last location to harvest for corn for this year.  It’s our largest field, (and most distant) with 310 acres.  Like most other locations, the yields are good. … Continue reading

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