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…and one more thing…

April 16, 2019 Last week we were able to apply the herbicide to the wheat crop.  Conditions were not perfect, but okay.  At least, we now have that one urgent task checked off the list. Advertisements

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Creating planting prescriptions

Friday, March 15, 2019 Yesterday, I spent several hours building planting prescriptions for the soybean planter.  A planting prescription is a map of a field that shows the areas of different planting populations.   We use a soil survey map as … Continue reading

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Construction update

Saturday, May 12, 2018 This week saw some significant steps occur on the construction of the replacement grain elevator leg.   It is now standing upright, ready for the electrical connections, the installation of the belt/buckets, and the connection of new … Continue reading

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Yo-yo

Thursday, April 19, 2018 75ºF yesterday, 27ºF tonight.  Ouch. Will need to check wheat crop tomorrow.  

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Cool

Thursday, September 7, 2017 When the day started today, we saw temp readings of 43F (6C).  That required a sweatshirt be worn to be out in it.  This cool spell is slowing the dry down of the corn and soybeans.  … Continue reading

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Another PIP

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 John Deere provided another PIP (Product Improvement Program) for our S680 combine today.  Seems that John Deere has had some complaints about the S-series cabs being noisy, so Kyle from Hutson, Inc. is here today to install more … Continue reading

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Ups and downs

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Good news:      The corn planting is finished!  Ross got over the last of those acres today. Bad news:        The soybean planting is halted in order to repair the air drill.  Yesterday evening during transport to another … Continue reading

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