Category Archives: Planting

Nice rain, huh?

Thursday, May 31, 2018 After an extended dry spell, for nearly the entire month of May, we got a nice rain over the past couple days.  It began Tuesday evening, and looks like the last of it came this morning.  … Continue reading

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#replant18

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Yesterday saw the wrap-up of a couple days’ replanting soybeans.  The planting done on May 10 and 11 was done in the White River bottomlands, and the dry and hot weather since then led to a … Continue reading

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Diverse tasks

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Got a few projects coming along today.  The guys from Montgomery Welding are fabricating the downspouts for the new leg.   We think we will see some of them installed later this week. John is out with … Continue reading

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Rain needed

Monday, May 21, 2018 We have gone from too wet to too dry.  The last two days of soybean planting (May 10 and 11) are two I’d like to have over again.  Those fields just dried out too fast to … Continue reading

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Fungicide

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 On Monday of  this week, John had a big day of spraying, and put a fungicide on our wheat crop.  The window of opportunity to get this task accomplished correctly is about 30 hours– and he … Continue reading

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Like a beehive today

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 The place is busy today.  Extra busy.  The electrician is here, and John and Brandon are assisting him to pull the wires to the top of the new elevator leg.  It will take two sets of … Continue reading

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End of #plant18

Saturday, May 12, ,2018 This week saw the end of #plant18.  Tuesday, Ross finished the corn…and yesterday evening, I got done with the soybeans.  The planters are stopped now.  The corn planter is back in the shed, but the soybean … Continue reading

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