Tag Archives: CIH 8230 combine

Fall arrives, with rain.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 Well, as autumn arrived in SWIN today, it came with a light rain.  And as the day wears on, the light rain gets heavier and heavier.   This will cause us to hit the ‘pause button’ today.  … Continue reading

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“Feels like fall”

Friday, August 24, 2018 “Feels like fall”.  That’s the typical comment you hear this morning.  It is a refreshing 63F (17C) this morning, and it really does feel like an autumn morning.  It is a welcome change from the near-90 … Continue reading

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Wheat 18

Thursday, June 21, 2018 Wheat harvest wrapped up Monday evening.  It was perhaps a bit disappointing as we were harvesting.  We had not produced wheat since 2014, and we had been hearing neighbors speak about their 100-bushel wheat in the … Continue reading

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Almost here…

Friday, June 8, 2018 #wheatharvest18 John has the soybean herbicide (first post) application complete.   The corn is ‘laid by.’  Therefore, today we turn our attention more fully to prepping for wheat harvest.  Ross has gone to sample some heads of … Continue reading

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Clean up continues…

Thursday, October 19, 2017 What a glorious, beautiful October day!   78F and sunny!   The two draper headers, a MacDon FD75 and a JD 640FD will be hitting the wash pad soon.  Most everything else has already been shined up.  … Continue reading

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The list dwindles…

Thursday, August 24, 2017 Progress is being made on preparations for #harvest17. S680 combine                      check 8230 combine                     check CIH headers                        check JD headers                          check 4 semi trucks                      check 4 hopper trailers                check CIH 340 disk                      check Unverferth roller               check JD 9330 tractor                 check … Continue reading

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Clean up is done

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Yesterday afternoon, the final machine got washed– the JD S680 combine.  After cleaning, it took its place in the big storage shed.  Since it will get to stay there for several months, it is placed against … Continue reading

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