Monday, August 22, 2016
We awoke today to a pleasant 60ºF (16C) temperature. The humidity is down, too, making for a happier time to be working outside.
There is some pre-harvest service work occurring in the shop today, as the Vision gets prepared.
I hope to run the bush hog later this week for some nearby field roadsides… cleaning up the appearance one last time before harvest.
The recent minor flooding along White River did little damage to our soybeans planted in the bottomlands of the WR. We are breathing a sigh of relief; the crest was only at 17.9 feet, and stayed there less than 24 hours. The flood level receded rather quickly, and the level is now 6 feet below flood stage. After the crest, the bottom just fell out and the river levels plummeted. Whew!
As the Midwest-famous crop tour is taking place across the corn belt, we will also be closely inspecting our corn fields this week to make an estimate on the yield expectations.
Have a great week.