Monthly Archives: October 2017

Another end of the month

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Here’s a memory of October 31st.  On this date in 1994, we received a 4″ snow.  I can recall that, because on the previous night, as we were harvesting corn at Huey, we had a small combine … Continue reading

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Busy day

Friday, October 27, 2017 Rain is coming today, but yesterday was a good, sunny day…even if it only got up to 65ºF (18C).  It was a busy day at Carnahan & Sons:  Lime and fertilizer going down.  Shop work.  And a … Continue reading

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‘nother meeting

Thursday, October 26, 2017 This afternoon will be another lengthy meeting.  (we’ve had a lot of those lately!)  We will be sitting down around the conference table with our seed dealer and the Monsanto regional rep to iron out our … Continue reading

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Next steps

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Last Friday, we met with our fertility consultant, Greg Anthis of CPS Wheatland, to go over the fall’s soil tests, and to map out a strategy for the 2018 fertilizer program.  We settled on plans for … Continue reading

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Special visit

  On Thursday, October 12, we had three special visitors (four, really, with Tracey’s daughter) here at the farm.  Representatives of Climate Corporation arrived here to discuss their Fieldview information system and our experience with it.  They were accompanied by Chad … Continue reading

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Clean up continues…

Thursday, October 19, 2017 What a glorious, beautiful October day!   78F and sunny!   The two draper headers, a MacDon FD75 and a JD 640FD will be hitting the wash pad soon.  Most everything else has already been shined up.  … Continue reading

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Soil Judging

On Saturday, October 14th, over 350 high school students from all across Indiana gathered here at Carnahan & Sons for the Indiana State Soil Judging Contest.  The team competition brought two waves of busloads of kids to evaluate soils.  In … Continue reading

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