Category Archives: Harvest

We missed it… mostly

Friday, August 18, 2017 Well, there was no rain to be had this week.  We had been predicted a 40% chance on Wednesday and 60% on Thursday. (does that make a 100% chance?).  But just a sprinkle on those two … Continue reading

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Recent drone pictures- corn

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Here are some recent pictures of the corn fields at the Harry farm.  These were taken by John with the DJI Phantom 4 UAV.  The picture clarity and detail are quite nice, and can help us … Continue reading

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Odd jobs

Monday, August 7, 2017 We continue to nibble at little tasks that keep us busy.  Pre-harvest servicing of trucks continues.  This truck, the “Vision” needed a couple new batteries and a battery cable. We mowed the yard over the weekend.  … Continue reading

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Is this really August?

Friday, August 4, 2017 We started the day cool and dry, with no dew.  The temperature is predicted to ‘soar’ to 75F (24C) today.  So, it was a good time to mow the  yard this morning, and do a little … Continue reading

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#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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