Monthly Archives: April 2016

Rainy Saturday

April 30, 2016 Well, it’s good I got the yard mowed yesterday, because it’s raining today. The planters are parked, and will be for several days. We could finish the corn planting task in one good day’s running.  The soybeans … Continue reading

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A little progress

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 We were able to go to the fields with the planters Monday afternoon and Tuesday.  We made some progress with planting until another rain event Tuesday evening.  Here are some pictures of that progress. This is … Continue reading

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#pauseplant16

Friday, April 22, 2016 After a small rain Wednesday night, and a bigger one Thursday night (.9″, or 23mm), planting progress has stopped.  It could be early next week before we begin again.  The weather forecast for next week is … Continue reading

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Plant

Thursday, April 21, 2016 It rained out the planters last night just after dark.  It has been a good rain, not heavy, about .4″ (10mm).  So, today, we are analyzing the information captured by the FieldView and FieldView Beta.  We … Continue reading

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#plant16

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Planting has started.  Ross is running the MX290 and 1250 corn planter.  There have been a few glitches, but things are smoothing out.  Dennis is operating the JD9330 and the 1890 soybean air drill.  Most field … Continue reading

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Final touches

Saturday, April 16, 2016 We are putting the final touches on the preparation for #plant16.  We made sure the FieldView Drives are set up and connected, and those appear to be ready.  We will reconnect the JD 9330 to the 1910 air … Continue reading

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Hitched up

Thursday, April 14, 2016 Well, the corn planter is attached now.  It was repaired during the winter, so now all it needs is some corn put the two big gray boxes.  We would estimate using this early next week! We have … Continue reading

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