Category Archives: Planting

Another meeting

Tuesday, July 28, 2017 We met this morning with Greg Anthis of CPS Wheatland to discuss our plan to  plant wheat this coming fall.  We discussed all facets of the plan… seed, starter fertilizer, planting method, topdress nitrogen, and yield … Continue reading

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#replant17 and #3plant17

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 The good news is that the marathon of #replant17 and #3plant17 is now over!  John was able to complete that yesterday.  At long last, the flood waters at the Freddie farm had dried up, making it … Continue reading

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Check another job off the list

Saturday, June 10, 2017 The early May flooding along White River caused a lot of damage and headaches.  It contributed a majority of the acres of soybeans that had to be replanted.  It also broke through (unexpectedly) our levee at … 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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White River, Post-flood replant

Tuesday evening, May 30, 2017 Replanting. The planters were out in full force today.  All the neighbors were in sight across the White River flood plain fields.  There were 10 planters of all sizes (mostly big ones!) that I could … Continue reading

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Chilly

Thursday, May 25, 2017 It feels a bit chilly out there today, but the rain has let up.  We had a gentle rain all day yesterday, extending into the night.  We learned from our Climate.com report this morning that we … Continue reading

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Caught up to the river

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 This morning, I was able to do the replant at the Burke farm, where the heavy rains had drowned the soybeans.  At one time we thought we’d need to replant the entire farm location, but today … Continue reading

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