Monthly Archives: June 2016

A little progress

Thursday, June 30, 2016 Where did this month go?  There’s an old saying, “there’s nothing so rare as a day in June.”  I think that’s quite true. The crops are showing some progress. I went out with the bush hog … Continue reading

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A happy day

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 We got good news today.  The replanting that was done at the Freddie farm last Wednesday, June 22, is now emerging.  No further replanting will be required!  The soybean air drill and cart can remain in … Continue reading

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A pretty good week

Monday, June 27, 2016 Last night, we fell asleep to the sound of rain on the roof.  Our corn and soybean crops were in the early stages of showing (lack of) moisture stress in the heat of the day.  Some … Continue reading

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MT

Monday, June 20, 2016 Brandon worked the sweep auger in Bin 10 today, and now all our remaining 2015 corn is now overhead in the load-outs.  Ready for the final few loads of corn delivery.  So, being MT (empty) will … Continue reading

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Across the finish line…

Monday, June 20, 2016 Last Friday, I was able to return to #replant16.   The planting conditions were quite good after the Wednesday evening rain.  By 3pm, the final rows of 2016 soybeans were placed into the soil.  We will check them … Continue reading

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#replant16 in between rains

Thursday, June 16, 2016 Yesterday, after touring the fields planted on June 6 & 7, we determined that most were good, but we do need to replant some acres at Freddie and Huey.  What we thought might happen, did happen.  … Continue reading

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Rain, and now it’s a good thing

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Just after lunch, a string of storms came through and left us with .43″ (11 mm) of rain. It is a pretty happy event, and we have some more predicted again in the evening.  We were … Continue reading

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