Category Archives: Farm Days

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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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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Wheat in the rear-view mirror

Thursday, June 27, 2019 Late last night, we completed our harvest of our 2019 wheat crop.  As we were working after dark at our Crook farm, you could see flashes of lightning all around.  I wondered if we would get … Continue reading

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A beauty of a picture

June 20, 2019 Pat was browsing Facebook, and she came across this picture that was taken a couple days ago.  We got permission from the photographer, Alaina Catherine, to share it with you.  This shows our farm, from the junction … Continue reading

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Wow, the rain just keeps coming.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 The rain we got on Sunday was amazing.  The Monday morning Climate report showed 3+ inches in most of our field locations.  That was the ‘big one’ that really hurt.  And it was a heavy rain … Continue reading

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Rainy Saturday

June 15, 2019 Yes, we are having a light rain today, and occasionally some thunder.  We had planned to begin wheat harvest today.  We tried it on Wednesday, but the grain was too wet.  Since then, the weather has been … Continue reading

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