Monthly Archives: August 2015

When?

Sunday, August 30, 2015 The soybeans at the Cresy farm really changed a bunch in a week!  We have all the machines set for corn… but this field may come off first!  No problem to make the change… Temperatures are … Continue reading

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A little trip to Kansas

Friday, August 28, 2015 For the past week, Pat and I have been traveling out west, mostly in Kansas.  Back in June, we said to ourselves, “We oughtta go out to Kansas to see those combines rolling in wheat country.”  … Continue reading

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#Harvest15 prep, part 2

Friday, August 28, 2015 During this week, the preparations for harvest continued.  As of today, the combines and trucks are fully serviced and ready to head to the field!  Inspections of the trucks identified some service work that had to … Continue reading

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#Harvest15 prep

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 This week begins the preparation of the trucks and combines for fall harvest.  Brandon and John serviced three of the semis yesterday, and are working on the Vision today. Inspecting the platforms (the part of the … Continue reading

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Aerial analysis of crops, part 3

Thursday, August 13, 2015 First, let me say “Happy Birthday” to our sister Sheila Hobson! John flew the drone yesterday over some soybeans that help us feel a little better about the upcoming harvest.  At VanVleet and Dunn he found some … Continue reading

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‘Nuther bush hog day

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Spent the day out in the JD 7130 tractor with the bush hog.  Spent all day mowing roadsides and some levees to make them look ‘cared for’.  We appreciate the appearance of the freshly-mowed roadsides and levees.   … Continue reading

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Aerial analysis of crops, part 2

Saturday, August 8, 2015 John flew the drone over some soybean fields on Friday.  In particular, he examined Freddie, Nellie, and Burke.  If you merely did the ‘drive by’ windshield analysis of these soybeans, you’d feel pretty good about those … Continue reading

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