Category Archives: Harvest

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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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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#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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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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Rain keeps comin’

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Yesterday would have been the start to planting of 2019 wheat crop.  It was a rainy day, with a heavier amount, that will be delaying that start.  Depending on the farm location, we received just yesterday, … Continue reading

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