Monthly Archives: November 2014

Spruce up

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 This week, since there is no corn to deliver, Brandon has been busy with a spruce-up job.  He has removed the wheels from the Chamberlain trailer on “Vanna”.   He is polishing the aluminum, but more importantly, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is coming

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 It’s chilly out there, about 28ºF (-2C), as I work in the office on some reconciliations with the bank accounts.  The cash flow spreadsheets are being updated.  I also filled out a USDA-NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service) … Continue reading

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Another kind of white stuff

Thursday, November 20, 2014 The snow is gone now, but a new kind of white stuff is going down on some of our fields.  We are having CPS spread lime on many of the fields for 2015.  This application raises … Continue reading

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Where’s the white stuff?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 With a windy afternoon and 41ºF, the snow is disappearing! We met with our accountant this morning to develop a year-end business, financial, and tax plan for our farm’s fiscal year ending 11-30-14.   It’s always a challenge, … Continue reading

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Snow!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 We received some snow on Sunday evening, and it has been cold enough for it to hang around through this afternoon.  The forecast is for about 40ºF tomorrow, so we expect the snow to go away … Continue reading

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Chilly work

Thursday, November 13, 2014 Yes, it’s cold… the thermometer was at 25ºF to start the day.  But because the wind is calm, it’s not bad at all out there.  It will be okay until the wind picks up. Some corn … Continue reading

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Brrrrr on the way…

Monday, November 10, 2014 The other combine is being washed outside today, and it’s a good thing because the weather forecast calls for rain tomorrow, and very cold days after that.  Highs in the 30s by mid-week!   Brrr! Office work … Continue reading

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