Category Archives: Farm Days

#harvest18 complete

Monday, November 12, 2018 Today, after checking the weather forecast, we decided to go for it.  We took the S680 combine and header to the Commer and Freddie farms and harvested the remaining soybeans.  Those were planted in mid-July, and … Continue reading

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The waiting game

Thursday, November 8, 2018 We are still waiting for the soil to firm up, and the soybeans to dry down in order to finish #harvest18.   We need about 2 or 3 hours of work to go back to the Commer … Continue reading

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Nice Saturday

November 3, 2018 Today has been a pretty nice day.  It started out foggy, and with heavy dew.  But the constant sunshine and 10 mph breeze has dried things out quite well, even if the temperature remains in the mid-50s.  … Continue reading

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#harvest18 ends… well, almost.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 It’s kind of a gray day today, after a rainy Friday.  The forecast is for several days of light rain over the next week.  Maybe the gray days of November have arrived early. Wednesday afternoon, we … Continue reading

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Corn is done; ’19 begins

Thursday, October 18, 2018 On Tuesday evening, we finished up harvesting the 2018 corn crop.  It was not a record yield crop, but pretty darn good.  We are grateful. We have our double-crop soybeans (DCB) to be harvested, as well … Continue reading

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Return to corn

Tuesday morning, October 16, 2018 Gonna go back to the corn field today.  It’s not gonna be ideal; the field will be soft, and we will have to park the trucks on a road.  Wow.  We are in the last … Continue reading

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Rainy day

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Random thoughts. We got some rain today, starting about 6 am, and lasting most of the day.  We received about .7″ (18mm).  We finished the work day yesterday down at the Freddie farm, our most distant … Continue reading

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