Monthly Archives: August 2017

FPS 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017 Yesterday, Brandon, John, and I traveled to Decatur, IL for the 2017 Farm Progress Show.  We arrived there about 830 am local time, and stayed until just after 3 pm.  We toured the exhibit field exclusively, … Continue reading

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FPS tomorrow

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Harvest is still a couple weeks away, so tomorrow we will be heading out early to attend the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL.  It’s about 3 hours from here to there, so we will leave … Continue reading

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The list dwindles…

Thursday, August 24, 2017 Progress is being made on preparations for #harvest17. S680 combine                      check 8230 combine                     check CIH headers                        check JD headers                          check 4 semi trucks                      check 4 hopper trailers                check CIH 340 disk                      check Unverferth roller               check JD 9330 tractor                 check … Continue reading

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It’s here!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 It’s a rainy morning in SWIN!  We’ve been hoping (and praying) for some rain for about 15 days now, and it’s a happy thing to see it coming. I hope you had the opportunity to experience … Continue reading

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We missed it… mostly

Friday, August 18, 2017 Well, there was no rain to be had this week.  We had been predicted a 40% chance on Wednesday and 60% on Thursday. (does that make a 100% chance?).  But just a sprinkle on those two … Continue reading

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Getting dry

Saturday, August 12, 2017 We missed another opportunity for a rain last night.  We did get .1″ at 5 farm fields (according to Climate.com), but it has been several days since our last soaker.  One saving circumstance is that the … Continue reading

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Recent drone pictures- corn

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Here are some recent pictures of the corn fields at the Harry farm.  These were taken by John with the DJI Phantom 4 UAV.  The picture clarity and detail are quite nice, and can help us … Continue reading

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