Category Archives: Harvest

It begins…

Saturday, September 21, 2019 #harvest19 has started. We went to the corn field on Thursday.   The corn was wetter than we would like, but we had to bring some in to fill our September sales contracts.  The grain was also quite … Continue reading

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A start date in mind

Tuesday, September 17,2019 Ross is saying that he thinks we need to get harvest started on this Thursday, the 19th of September.  It is the latest start to harvest in my memory.  But, it fits with the pattern of 2019… … Continue reading

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Leaves are a-turnin’

Thursday, September 12, 2019 Yes, fall is coming, harvest is not far away.  Ross thinks we shall begin corn harvesting next week.  That may be a little optimistic, but we will get going the week of the 23rd for sure. Soybeans are … Continue reading

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September arrives…

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 The morning was a bit cooler today, after a high of 88F yesterday.  Low 80s predicted for today, and 70s for the remainder of the week.  You could feel it yesterday for the first time: Fall. … Continue reading

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Harvest prep begins

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Beginning on Monday, we started prepping the combines for fall harvest.  We had to remove some parts from the internal workings of the JD S780 combine (concave filler plates and separator grate covers), and switch out … 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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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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