Monthly Archives: July 2015

Mowing day

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 It’s mowing day, and we’re hurrying a bit to get ahead of a predicted rain in early afternoon.  Brandon is hustling with the Exmark around the farm lots, and I’m working on my yard with the … Continue reading

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Downward trend

Friday, July 24, 2015 The West Fork of White River is going down.  The latest crest got up to 21+ feet at Edwardsport, which is about 1 day’s flow of the river ahead of our fields near US 50. The … Continue reading

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Itty Bitty Beans

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Checked on some replant soybeans yesterday, and they look really nice!  It would be more satisfying if this were May, not July… but at least there is something growing on that spot besides weeds.  Not certain … Continue reading

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Got 5 minutes?

Today, we received notice that a special video produced by Purdue University’s Ag Economics Department was released to YouTube.  Many weeks ago, the Department’s Communications Director Jessica Eise and Department Head Ken Foster came to the farm to do some … Continue reading

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Shine

Monday, July 20, 2015 The JD 9330 tractor got a good wash and wax job today.  While I was out with the bush-hog, Brandon and John made that tractor shine like a new one! Along US 50, just east of … Continue reading

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White Flag

Saturday, July 18, 2015 We surrender. After checking at Huey this morning, I determined that we could replant a few acres there– the areas where the heavy rain killed the soybeans.  10.9 acres.  In other areas of Huey Flat, you … Continue reading

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A small dent…

Friday evening, July 17, 2015 This evening, I was able to go back to the Waldo farm to do a little replanting.  It turned out to be 4 acres.  Doesn’t sound like much, but every little bit helps.  It planted … Continue reading

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