Category Archives: Harvest

Step at a time

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 It rained a tiny bit last night, .03″, hardly enough to wet the grass.  So, I went out with the 7130 and the Bush Hog cutter to mow more roadsides.  Sure makes me feel better to … Continue reading

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Routine stuff

Friday, June 29, 2018 Another month nearly over.  2018 is zipping by.   (School starts again here in 5 weeks!) No rain yesterday, and the days are warming up.   Today’s temp is predicted for 93F (34C).  The talk around is about … Continue reading

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Corn Tassels

Monday, June 25, 2018 The tassels are beginning to emerge on our corn.  Pretty soon, that sweet aroma will fill the air. The old adage about knee-high by the 4th of July will not apply to 2018.  Corn will be … Continue reading

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Wheat 18

Thursday, June 21, 2018 Wheat harvest wrapped up Monday evening.  It was perhaps a bit disappointing as we were harvesting.  We had not produced wheat since 2014, and we had been hearing neighbors speak about their 100-bushel wheat in the … Continue reading

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‘nother rain

Friday, June 15, 2018 Early this morning, about breakfast time, we received another light rain.  This is on top of the one we got on Wednesday evening, which brought us about a half inch (13mm).   6.2 inches (157 mm) this … Continue reading

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Rainy weekend

Monday, June 11, 2018 We were awakened this morning, not by the alarm clock, but by the booming sounds of thunder.  It brought additional rain to add to the total from Saturday and Sunday.   So far in this rain event, … Continue reading

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Almost here…

Friday, June 8, 2018 #wheatharvest18 John has the soybean herbicide (first post) application complete.   The corn is ‘laid by.’  Therefore, today we turn our attention more fully to prepping for wheat harvest.  Ross has gone to sample some heads of … Continue reading

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