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Wheat 18

Thursday, June 21, 2018 Wheat harvest wrapped up Monday evening.  It was perhaps a bit disappointing as we were harvesting.  We had not produced wheat since 2014, and we had been hearing neighbors speak about their 100-bushel wheat in the … Continue reading

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‘nother rain

Friday, June 15, 2018 Early this morning, about breakfast time, we received another light rain.  This is on top of the one we got on Wednesday evening, which brought us about a half inch (13mm).   6.2 inches (157 mm) this … Continue reading

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Rainy weekend

Monday, June 11, 2018 We were awakened this morning, not by the alarm clock, but by the booming sounds of thunder.  It brought additional rain to add to the total from Saturday and Sunday.   So far in this rain event, … Continue reading

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Almost here…

Friday, June 8, 2018 #wheatharvest18 John has the soybean herbicide (first post) application complete.   The corn is ‘laid by.’  Therefore, today we turn our attention more fully to prepping for wheat harvest.  Ross has gone to sample some heads of … Continue reading

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Diverse tasks

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 John is out in the JD 4730 sprayer, hunting and pecking on places to apply post herbicide to soybeans.  He is working diligently to apply a blend of herbicides that includes Roundup Weathermax, Warrant, and Extendimax … Continue reading

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Nice rain, huh?

Thursday, May 31, 2018 After an extended dry spell, for nearly the entire month of May, we got a nice rain over the past couple days.  It began Tuesday evening, and looks like the last of it came this morning.  … Continue reading

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#replant18

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Yesterday saw the wrap-up of a couple days’ replanting soybeans.  The planting done on May 10 and 11 was done in the White River bottomlands, and the dry and hot weather since then led to a … Continue reading

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