Monthly Archives: June 2019

Wheat in the rear-view mirror

Thursday, June 27, 2019 Late last night, we completed our harvest of our 2019 wheat crop.  As we were working after dark at our Crook farm, you could see flashes of lightning all around.  I wondered if we would get … Continue reading

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A beauty of a picture

June 20, 2019 Pat was browsing Facebook, and she came across this picture that was taken a couple days ago.  We got permission from the photographer, Alaina Catherine, to share it with you.  This shows our farm, from the junction … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mom!

June 20, 2019 Today would have been our mom’s 104th birthday.  She rarely got to celebrate it, because it typically fell during wheat harvest.  I think she would have the opportunity to celebrate this year.  It has rained for 5 … Continue reading

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Wow, the rain just keeps coming.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 The rain we got on Sunday was amazing.  The Monday morning Climate report showed 3+ inches in most of our field locations.  That was the ‘big one’ that really hurt.  And it was a heavy rain … Continue reading

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Rainy Saturday

June 15, 2019 Yes, we are having a light rain today, and occasionally some thunder.  We had planned to begin wheat harvest today.  We tried it on Wednesday, but the grain was too wet.  Since then, the weather has been … Continue reading

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end of #plant19…sort of

Saturday, June 8, 2019 What a week! Brandon is cleaning up the corn planter, and the soybean air drill is parked today.  Why aren’t we out there planting today? Could it be the quarter-inch rain this morning?  No, it’s not … Continue reading

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Still looking for a dry field

Monday, June 3, 2019 No weekend planting work in the fields, and Saturday and Sunday were exceptionally beautiful days.  John did catch up with his sprayer, doing the first post-emerge herbicide application for earliest soybean fields.   So, there was that … Continue reading

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