Category Archives: Harvest

#replant17 is done (sort of)

Thursday, June 1, 2017 Yes, the soybean replanting is finished…except for the areas in 3 fields that still have water standing on them.  So, rather than say ‘done’, I guess we should say ‘caught up’.  It has been a good … Continue reading

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Winterizing

Friday, October 28, 2016 This day started off at 48ºF, and is supposed to warm into the 70s.  The sunshine is helping get us to that temperature.  Tomorrow, they are predicting temps in the 80s!  Even though we are experiencing some … Continue reading

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The sun is back

Friday, October 21, 2016 The sun has returned to SWIN after a couple cool and rainy days.   Even though the sun is back, the warm temperatures are not.  Highs today in the 50s, where last weekend, we had temps in … Continue reading

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Harvest is past

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Late yesterday afternoon, we finished harvesting the soybeans at the Freddie farm.  They had dried down sufficiently from the previous week, and were ripe and ready.  The weather was cloudy, but windy and warm, and that … Continue reading

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Another step

Friday, October 14, 2016 We made some progress on #harvest16 yesterday and today.  We cut soybeans at Nellie and Commer.  We finished off Commer and Grubb today.  There was some difficulty for me on this cloudy and hard-to-dry-out day.   Early … Continue reading

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Rain delay

Thursday, October 13, 2016 Yesterday afternoon, we were run out of  the soybean field at Freddie by an unexpected rain.  But later, the sun came out and we returned there about 6pm.  We were able to finish off the non-replanted … Continue reading

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End in sight

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Yes, we are getting close to the end of #harvest16, but we discovered yesterday at the Freddie farm, the late replanted soybeans are not quite ready.  Those should be ripe and dry by next week sometime.  … Continue reading

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