Tag Archives: Huey farm

Corn is done; ’19 begins

Thursday, October 18, 2018 On Tuesday evening, we finished up harvesting the 2018 corn crop.  It was not a record yield crop, but pretty darn good.  We are grateful. We have our double-crop soybeans (DCB) to be harvested, as well … Continue reading

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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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Bush Hog

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 I’ve been taking out the Gator in the morning, doing some roadside spraying of johnsongrass.  (it’s cooler before noon!) And then, most afternoons, I’m going out in the JD 7130 with the bush hog.  I’m hoping that this … Continue reading

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Monday tasks

February 29, 2016 Happy Leap Day, everyone! I read a post on twitter today, where a farmer proposed that we should add the extra “leap day” to June, for in his opinion, “who wants another February day?” New tasks are … Continue reading

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White Flag

Saturday, July 18, 2015 We surrender. After checking at Huey this morning, I determined that we could replant a few acres there– the areas where the heavy rain killed the soybeans.  10.9 acres.  In other areas of Huey Flat, you … Continue reading

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Hopeful

Monday, May 5, 2014 After a beautiful weekend, we are hoping to find a place we can go plant today.  Those cold days last week did not allow much drying of the soils from that big 2.8″ rain a week ago.  … Continue reading

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Planting again

Tuesday, July 9, 2013…late morning We began to plant double-crop soybeans (DCB) on Sunday afternoon.  The VanVleet farm seemed okay, the straw had been baled days ago, and the soil was sufficiently dry to let us get going.   No, it … Continue reading

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