Monthly Archives: February 2019

Another project

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 John is in the shop with the water trailer today.  This is the trailer we pull with red stripe Mack truck to supply water and chemicals to the JD 4730 sprayer.  He is working on replacing … Continue reading

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Wedding Weekend

Monday, February 25, 2019 Youngest son Ben had his wedding day yesterday (Sunday the 24th).  He is now married to Kierstin Veldkamp, whom he met ‘way back in their Purdue student days.  They remained friends across the years, and their … Continue reading

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Training Day

Thursday, February 21,, 2019 Our local Nutrien location is sponsoring a continuing education meeting today.  We will meet to learn more about the Climate.com FieldView system. We have been using FieldView for 4 years, and it continues to develop and … Continue reading

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MT

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 We hit a milestone today — the last load of 2018 soybeans went out the driveway today.  So, we are now officially MT (empty) of soybeans.  The final tally confirmed our 60+ yield, and so it … Continue reading

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That was a close one.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 We just dodged another bullet this week.  The West Fork of White River crested at 24.25 feet at Edwardsport early in the week.  It is now falling slowly.  That 24+foot river strongly tested our levee at … Continue reading

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Grain moving today

Monday, February 11, 2019 Brandon is delivering corn to GPC today.  Three trips will make his day a success.  He says we will soon be clearing out our soybean inventory.  Ross monitors and responds to the grain markets.   Even if … Continue reading

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Another weekend

Saturday, February 9, 2019 The calendar is marching right along– January down, and already nearing mid-February.  Tonight, Pat and I are traveling to Purdue to see the Boilermakers play Nebraska.  Looking forward to the game, but it’ll be a late … Continue reading

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