Monthly Archives: August 2019

Harvest prep begins

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Beginning on Monday, we started prepping the combines for fall harvest.  We had to remove some parts from the internal workings of the JD S780 combine (concave filler plates and separator grate covers), and switch out … Continue reading

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Feels like fall

Saturday, August 24, 2019 The temperature got down into the high 50s last night, so when we ventured out this morning, it was downright refreshing.  People are going to love this weekend here.  High temps in the 70s, and brilliant … Continue reading

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Two nights in a row

Thursday, August 22, 2019 During the night, we were awakened by strong booms of “rolling” thunder… that makes two nights in a row that we’ve had storms.  Tuesday night, we got lots of wind and .35″, and last night the … Continue reading

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Many tasks

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Many things are happening at Carnahan & Sons.  We are moving out the last remaining loads of the 2019 wheat crop.  Brandon has been servicing the trucks.  Montgomery Welding is here to replace the unloading auger … Continue reading

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A nice rain

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 During the night, we received 1.29 inches (33mm) rain.  It came hard at times, waking us up at 130 and 330 am to the sound of thunder and the rain pounding the windows.  Aside from a … Continue reading

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A good time to count your blessings

Monday, August 12, 2019 There has been much about 2019 that is forgettable.  For us here on the farm, it has been a year of non-stop challenges brought on by unusually wet months.  Really, it has been wet here since … Continue reading

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Random thoughts after a little rain

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 We had some fog this morning.  Looks like early fall, not mid summer.   It burned off by 930 am.  But even after that, the day was hazy. We are happy to report that we received a … Continue reading

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