Tag Archives: GreenStar

Next steps

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 We brought home the soybean air drill and the nitrogen toolbar this morning.  It was a mostly sunny and dry day, with dry roads, so we traveled to the Huey farm east of Wheatland where we … Continue reading

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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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Update

Thursday, February 4, 2016 Yesterday afternoon was a time when the Greenstar systems in our John Deeres were updated.  Once or twice a year, John Deere provides improvements to the internal programming in the GPS, guidance, and field information packages.  … Continue reading

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Software update

Thursday, February 6, 2014 I’ve used this sunny but cold afternoon to perform the software updates in the John Deere 2630 displays and StarFire 3000 GPS receivers.  We have 3 GreenStar systems… two that we move among the tractors and sprayer, … Continue reading

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The S680 arrives at the farm

Monday, December 23, 2013 It’s like Santa arrived early!  The new combine was delivered today.  I got a call from Gene Williams, the delivery guy for Wright-Stemle, letting me know he was coming today.  He came in a little after … Continue reading

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