Category Archives: Farm Days

#replant17 and #3plant17

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 The good news is that the marathon of #replant17 and #3plant17 is now over!  John was able to complete that yesterday.  At long last, the flood waters at the Freddie farm had dried up, making it … Continue reading

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Check another job off the list

Saturday, June 10, 2017 The early May flooding along White River caused a lot of damage and headaches.  It contributed a majority of the acres of soybeans that had to be replanted.  It also broke through (unexpectedly) our levee at … Continue reading

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White River, Post-flood replant

Tuesday evening, May 30, 2017 Replanting. The planters were out in full force today.  All the neighbors were in sight across the White River flood plain fields.  There were 10 planters of all sizes (mostly big ones!) that I could … Continue reading

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Yes and No

Monday May 22, 2017 When someone asks if we’re working in the fields, the answer today is “Yes and No.”  Yes, John is able to be spraying in the corn crop today, but no, we are not able to replant.  … Continue reading

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Check that off the list…

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 We finished up our soybean planting on Monday evening, by working at the Lett farm.  I can admit to being a little surprised that the soil there was dry enough to plant soybeans.  But by 7pm, … Continue reading

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Great forecast!

Saturday, May 13, 2017 We are loving the weather forecast!  Looks like we’re in for a streak of warm and dry days!  And the baby corn and soybeans (the ones that survived the flooding) are loving that too. Had a … Continue reading

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Back at it

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 It is now exactly one month to the day from when #plant17 began.  The corn planting wrapped up in 10 days.  On April 28, I was 1.5 days away from being done with soybean planting.  Then … Continue reading

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