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It’s a start…

Saturday, April 14, 2018 As I listen to the sound of gentle rainfall outside, I’m thinking a bit of our day yesterday.  It was good in most ways, and typical of a ‘first day’ in the field.  The windy and … Continue reading

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Keep going

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Today, the shop work includes correcting the tire pressures on the JD 9520R tractor.  We found all manner of tire pressures among the 8 big tires… from 13 to 30 psi.  Now, John and Brandon are … Continue reading

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Done with fertilizer… until spring

Monday, November 13, 2017 Last Saturday, it was a mostly sunny but cool day.  CPS finished up with the application of the fertilizer for 2018.   This was mostly phosphorus and potassium, (P & K) with some micronutrients.  These are applied … Continue reading

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A good two days

Monday, March 27, 2017 We had a good few days in the field.  Thursday, John got started spraying some herbicide on some soybean acres that we look to plant first.  Then, on Friday and Saturday, Ross and John took to the … Continue reading

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Cover Crop

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 The cover crop wheat  is looking good here at the main farm. As we near Christmas, it is good to see the cover crop maintaining its growth and color and protection of the soil. We met with … Continue reading

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Inching forward

Sundown, Saturday, April 12, 2014 We began some field work yesterday.  We were able to put down some herbicide for about 400 acres of 2014 soybean fields.  Also, Ross and John began to apply NH3.  We are a little limited … Continue reading

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Rain Delay

Monday, April 8, 2013 1.3 inches (33mm) of rain last night stopped the work in the fields today.  Anhydrous ammonia was going on well, and the wheat crop got sprayed.  I had just begun to apply the spring burn-down herbicide … Continue reading

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