Monthly Archives: March 2015

Testing…

Monday, March 30, 2015 John is testing the spray boom on the JD 4730 sprayer.  He put about a hundred gallons water in the tank, and now he is circulating that through the boom, checking for any leaks or cracks … Continue reading

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Rainy night

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 We got another rain last night.  During the rain event, there was some spectacular thunder.  One particular clap awakened me at 3 am.  And another feature of last night’s thunder, was that some of it ‘rolled’ … Continue reading

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Almost there

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 When we review today our checklist of things to prepare before planting, we can safely say that we are ‘ready’.  The machines have been serviced and we can say, “ready…set… go!”  The only hold-up is that the fields … Continue reading

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Planter preparation

Monday, March 23, 2015 It’s a mostly sunny day, and the temperature has come up to about 60ºF (16C). The soybean planter, a JD 1910 air cart with an 1890 NT air drill, is in front of the shop to … Continue reading

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Home again

Thursday, March 19, 2015 The JD NT air drill came home today.  The flat tire got repaired this morning, and John brought the machine home.   He has been checking and correcting all the tire pressures.  Lubrication will take place tomorrow.  … Continue reading

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National Ag Day

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Happy Ag Day! If you have been a visitor to this website for very long, you are probably aware of how blessed we feel to be farmers in SW Indiana.  We appreciate the sentiment of Ag Day, and … Continue reading

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Settling up

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This day brings back some thoughts of our Irish heritage.  Legend has it that our Carnahan ancestors were converted to Christianity in Ireland by St. Patrick himself!  .  William Carnaghan (the spelling … Continue reading

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