Monthly Archives: February 2016

Monday tasks

February 29, 2016 Happy Leap Day, everyone! I read a post on twitter today, where a farmer proposed that we should add the extra “leap day” to June, for in his opinion, “who wants another February day?” New tasks are … Continue reading

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PIP

Thursday, February 25, 2016 Last Monday, Jon from Huston’s came to install a PIP (Product Improvement Program) on our John Deere S680 combine.  John Deere provides these kinds of changes whenever they discover that an improvement will help their warranty … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Ross and Rhoda are back on the farm after about 6 weeks down in Florida.  They must have missed the cold, huh? We spent most of yesterday morning here in the farm office, meeting with representatives … Continue reading

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Oh, my… the wind!

Friday, February 19, 2016 Outside, the wind is howling!  It is blowing like we’ve not seen in months.  The sky has become overcast, but the temperature is warming.  Near 60º now, headed for mid 60s in the afternoon.  Tomorrow, 70ºF … Continue reading

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Snow, cont.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 The snow continues, and there’s just enough to turn the ground white.  Schools were delayed 2 hours this morning. Brandon is off in the Peterbilt to GPC this morning.  John is performing a weather module update … Continue reading

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Some snow

Monday, February 8, 2016 Today, we are sending corn to market at GPC at Washington, Indiana.  Along with the truck on the road, we are receiving some periods of snow today.   It’s one of those that is really pretty… huge … Continue reading

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Update

Thursday, February 4, 2016 Yesterday afternoon was a time when the Greenstar systems in our John Deeres were updated.  Once or twice a year, John Deere provides improvements to the internal programming in the GPS, guidance, and field information packages.  … Continue reading

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