Monthly Archives: March 2018

Rainy week

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Looks like 2.7 inches (69 mm) of rain so far this week.  And there is more in the forecast.  We have received rain on 12 of the 28 days so far this month!  Our thoughts of … Continue reading

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Seed arrives

Friday, March 23, 2018 Our DeKalb/Asgrow seed dealer (who is also a good neighbor) started delivering the seed corn today.  We place seed in our old concrete block building… one that was original to the farm when we moved here … Continue reading

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Cosmetic fix

Thursday, March 22, 2018 This morning’s project was merely cosmetic.  I was concerned about the rusty bolt heads in the wheels of the 9520R tractor, so today I hand-brushed some yellow paint on them.  Yesterday’s snow gave a window of … Continue reading

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Wasn’t expecting that

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 We woke up to a a blanket of snow!  We saw flurries as the day closed yesterday, but during the night, it covered the ground.  It’s one of those wet snows, sticking to tree branches and … Continue reading

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Chilly Friday

Friday, March 16, 2018 It was much colder outside today than yesterday, and the cloudiness and wind increased the chill in the air.  Even so, it was a busy day for a Friday in mid-March.  We took the time to service … Continue reading

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Keep going

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Today, the shop work includes correcting the tire pressures on the JD 9520R tractor.  We found all manner of tire pressures among the 8 big tires… from 13 to 30 psi.  Now, John and Brandon are … Continue reading

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A step

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Yesterday evening, we finally made a breakthrough with the JD Gen 4 screen.  We were able to get it to read and accept planting prescriptions that were written in JD Operations Center.  (OpCtr).  We had been … Continue reading

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