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Big rain

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 1.56″ (40mm). Yes, it was a rainy morning, but the sun is back out in the late afternoon.  Not sure just how soon the corn fields will support the combines to re-start the harvest. But the … Continue reading

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Check a couple things off the list

Saturday, October 7, 2017 We finished with soybean harvest on Friday.  The wheat crop for 2018 is planted.  So, we have a couple tasks in the record books.  We began again in corn on Friday evening and ran Saturday, too, … Continue reading

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End in sight (soybeans, that is)

Thursday, October 5, 2017 Well, we moved into the Freddie farm yesterday afternoon.  It’s our largest field, 310 acres, and most distant from the farm.  The soybeans there were replanted in early June because the April-planted ones were taken out … Continue reading

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Wrapping up one task

Monday, October 2, 2017 Larry is back today, and he should finish the planting of the 2018-crop wheat.  He has been working very diligently since September 25.  We discussed this morning his experience with wheat planting.  According to his ‘red book’ … Continue reading

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Moving ahead

Thursday, September 28, 2017 The dry weather continues, but it has cooled off a bit.  No more days in the 90s.  Today’s high is predicted in the mid 70s.  And tonight, they’re saying temps in the 40s!  I may have … Continue reading

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A return to wheat

Monday, September 25, 2017 September 25th is the date when we prefer to begin planting our soft red winter wheat (SRW).  Well, that is going to happen today.  What makes it special is that we have not planted any wheat … Continue reading

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On and off again

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Back to the field we went yesterday, it was mostly a beautiful, sunny SWIN day.  There were strange events weather-wise.  At the fields near Wheatland where we were harvesting, the sun was shining, and the combines … Continue reading

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