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Inching in on fall prep

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Today, we are prepping the Peterbilt (” The Pete”, as we call it) for harvest time work.  It did not require much in the way of maintenance, just an oil change, and some lubrication to the … Continue reading

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Snow, cont.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 The snow continues, and there’s just enough to turn the ground white.  Schools were delayed 2 hours this morning. Brandon is off in the Peterbilt to GPC this morning.  John is performing a weather module update … Continue reading

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Rethink

Monday, November 3, 2014 The cold weather is causing us to re-think our plan of fall spraying.  We are considering reducing or eliminating our fall herbicide application:  A spring burn-down will have to be applied before soybean and corn planting… … Continue reading

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Waiting…

Saturday, November 1, 2014 Yesterday was a super-windy day.  If we had tried to spray, I’m not sure the herbicide would land in Indiana!  Today, it’s a bit less windy, but still too much to get the sprayer going for … Continue reading

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End of the week

Saturday, June 7, 2014 For the past couple days, Nicolas and I traveled to the Quad Cities to tour some John Deere sites.  We had a good visit at the JD Pavilion, and on Friday, we had a personal tour … Continue reading

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Brrrrr….

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 It sure feels chilly outside today.  The rain has stopped, another .7″ (19mm) since noon yesterday.  But what gets your attention is the temperature.  42º right now.   You can see your breath! Today, John is assisting … Continue reading

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Another snow

Monday, March 25, 2013 If you look outside this morning, you see the landscape blanketed in white…again. The weather folks were predicting 5-8 inches of the white stuff, but we got maybe 2. So, local schools are not closed today, … Continue reading

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