Monthly Archives: May 2016

Sunny Friday

May 27, 2016 It’s a sunny Friday afternoon, and rather breezy.  The rain that fell yesterday just before noon has the soybean planter stopped.  Again.  We will wait for drier field conditions to get the soybean planter going once more. … Continue reading

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Important Visitors

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Yesterday, we were visited by representatives of Climate Corporation.  Navneen came from San Francisco, and Pat came from Chicago to observe our experience with two of their crop documentation systems.  We are in a beta testing … Continue reading

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We missed one

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Well, the weather man said we’d get some rain last night… and we didn’t!  That’s a good thing, at least for a few weeks… it is allowing some fields to get drier, and closer to being appropriate … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day

Thursday, May 19, 2016 What a gorgeous day!  Temps near 70, and brilliant blue skies.  John and I toured the fields this morning to evaluate where to go to work next… no fields are dry enough today, even for the … Continue reading

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Small Repairs

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 While re-filling the soybean air drill today, we performed an inspection on the drill part of the planter.  Brandon thoroughly checked each of the 60 planting units across the drill as he was pumping grease into the … Continue reading

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Wet Tuesday

May 17, 2016 Again, it’s raining… lightly this time ( half-inch so far).  It’s enough to stop us from planting and spraying.  It is beginning to feel ‘urgent’ about getting the soybean crop planted.  We’re almost halfway done with that, … Continue reading

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Sunny, Windy, Chilly

Saturday, May 14, 2016 Well, the sun is back today, and the sky is a bright blue.  There are a few clouds, here and there.  But the wind is whipping around now and the temperature started the day in the … Continue reading

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