Author Archives: casifarm

Step at a time

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 It rained a tiny bit last night, .03″, hardly enough to wet the grass.  So, I went out with the 7130 and the Bush Hog cutter to mow more roadsides.  Sure makes me feel better to … Continue reading

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A quiet week

Saturday, August 11, 2018 If you were a fan of Garrison Keillor’s radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, you undoubtedly know the phrase, “It’s been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown.”  That could be said to be true of the week … Continue reading

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Hello again…

Monday August 6, 2018 Pat and I have returned from a couple weeks’ travel to Florida and Disney World, and a few points in-between.  We got back home late last week.  Our days down south were relaxed and a much-needed … Continue reading

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July Jobs

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 John is out with the 4730 sprayer today putting WeatherMax on the double-crop soybeans (DCB).  He will return with some dicamba on most of them later in the week.  His scouting work yesterday led him to … Continue reading

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Check another thing off the list…

Friday the 13th #replant18 got done today! We had to wait many days to complete the replanting of soybeans.  This afternoon, that happened.  If you check the post for last Saturday, you see in the aerial photos some bare spots … Continue reading

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Special meeting

Friday, July 13, 2018 Last week I received a call from Steve Brown, the State Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency in Indiana. He called to report that the head of the Risk Management Agency (RMA) of USDA, Martin … Continue reading

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Scouting, from the air…

Saturday, July 7, 2018 John flew the DJI Phantom 4Pro this morning at the Commer and Nellie farms in order to evaluate the need for replant.  He said, “Sure is better than walking, huh?”  I gotta agree.  Even though it … Continue reading

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