Monthly Archives: April 2017

Pause

Thursday, April 27, 2017 There is a short pause in #plant17 soybeans this morning.  We received about .2″ rain last night, and the soil surface looks damp.  We will inspect the remaining fields to see if/where we can go plant … Continue reading

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Plant17 (cont)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 We continue to plant soybeans.  (The corn is done)  The soil is getting dry, but the weather man is telling us that will change.  Depending on which source you consult, we are predicted to receive 1 … Continue reading

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Chilly

Saturday, April 21, 2017 It’s chilly (48F, 9C) and occasionally drizzly rain today.  It has the soybean planter ‘on hold’.  We will evaluate today’s rainfall, and make a plan for next week’s planter operation.  Using this morning’s forecast, I hope … Continue reading

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Check

Friday, April 21, 2017 Ross finished off planting the corn crop yesterday, just before a slight rain hit.  I was planting soybeans in a nearby field, and the little rain caused me to pause planting for about 2 hours.  I … Continue reading

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Happy Easter 2017

Sunday evening, April 16, 2017 First, let us send you our very best wishes for a happy Resurrection Sunday!  We hope you find reasons to celebrate the risen Savior.   We had a special morning at church today, with an … Continue reading

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Making headway again

Thursday, April 13, 2017 John has returned to spraying burndown herbicide on pre-plant soybean acres. That, along with some conservation repairs by Mr. Worland, is the field work possible today.  It is hoped that the planters can return to the … Continue reading

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A big ( and necessary ) job

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Today, we are getting a major ditch crossing repaired.  We discovered several days ago a failing culvert pipe in the Kessinger Ditch… it is our (only) way to get to the back field at the Pond … Continue reading

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