Monthly Archives: October 2016

More clean up and repairs

Saturday, October 29, 2016 The Peterbilt truck is taking its turn today to get cleaned up. Yesterday (and this morning) the JD 640FD got its repair job done, too.  We replaced all the sections and guards so that the cutting parts … Continue reading

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Winterizing

Friday, October 28, 2016 This day started off at 48ºF, and is supposed to warm into the 70s.  The sunshine is helping get us to that temperature.  Tomorrow, they are predicting temps in the 80s!  Even though we are experiencing some … Continue reading

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Plant food

Thursday, October 27, 2016 Yesterday, and for several days now, CPS has been applying specialized plant food (fertilizers) to our fields in preparation for the 2017 crop season.  This addresses our crops’ needs for Phosphorus and Potassium, as well as … Continue reading

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Clean up is done

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Yesterday afternoon, the final machine got washed– the JD S680 combine.  After cleaning, it took its place in the big storage shed.  Since it will get to stay there for several months, it is placed against … Continue reading

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One more to go

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 The CIH 8230 is all clean, and has been parked away for winter.  Brandon finished it off this morning. Yesterday afternoon, John used the water trailer to wash down the ‘interior’ surfaces of the JD S680 combine.  … Continue reading

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Clean-up (cont.)

Monday, October 24, 2016 The cleaning of the equipment continues today.  Even if it’s a little cool, Brandon is out there washing up the CIH 8230 combine.  The machines didn’t get too ‘crusty’ this fall, because we didn’t have to … Continue reading

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The sun is back

Friday, October 21, 2016 The sun has returned to SWIN after a couple cool and rainy days.   Even though the sun is back, the warm temperatures are not.  Highs today in the 50s, where last weekend, we had temps in … Continue reading

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