Monthly Archives: July 2019

It’s (finally) bush hog time

Monday, July 29, 2019 Before today’s rain, I was out with the JD 7130 tractor and bush hog.  I worked the morning near Wheatland, along US 50, cleaning up the appearance of the roadsides there.   I have now been around … Continue reading

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Cooler for Fair Week

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 After the Sunday night and Monday rain, the days are now cooler… by about 20 degrees!  It got down to 59ºF (15C) last night– John says folks were wearing jackets and sweaters around the fairgrounds!  It … Continue reading

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We’re havin’ a heat wave…

Thursday, July 18, 2019 The weather folks are predicting a hot few days, through the weekend.  Of course, they get a little too sensational; temps are going to be in the mid 90s with high humidity, making for a ‘heat … Continue reading

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A little trip out west.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Pat and I took a few days to go out to Oregon to visit some of the places where Philip lived, and to visit some of the people his life touched out there.  We saw some … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

July 4th, 2019 Yesterday saw the end of planting, with the completion of putting in the double-crop soybeans (DCB).  It took parts of 3 days, with some delays between, in order to get the DCB in the ground.  When we … Continue reading

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Hot day

Monday, July 1, 2019 Goodbye, June.  It seemed to go by fast.  It is over 90ºF today, and you can feel the humidity.  Summer has arrived with gusto! John is out today in the JD 4730 sprayer, stopping the weeds … Continue reading

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