Tag Archives: JD 4730 sprayer

Yes and No

Monday May 22, 2017 When someone asks if we’re working in the fields, the answer today is “Yes and No.”  Yes, John is able to be spraying in the corn crop today, but no, we are not able to replant.  … Continue reading

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keep going…

Friday, May 19, 2017 Replanting of soybeans is still the agenda item of the day.  We are nearly ‘caught up’ to the flooded acres along White River.  It has been a very good week of #replant17.  Even though it is … Continue reading

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Inching forward

Late morning, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 The sprayer was able to run yesterday evening.  John took off with it late in the afternoon.  The soil was not as dry as we would prefer (< perfect), but it was do-able.  The … Continue reading

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It’s a start…

Thursday, March 23, 2017 Well we inched our way into spring field work today.  John is spraying burndown chemicals on some acres for soybeans.  The stuff we’re applying must delay 14 days before running the planter, so this will put … Continue reading

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A pretty good week

Monday, June 27, 2016 Last night, we fell asleep to the sound of rain on the roof.  Our corn and soybean crops were in the early stages of showing (lack of) moisture stress in the heat of the day.  Some … Continue reading

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Wet Tuesday

May 17, 2016 Again, it’s raining… lightly this time ( half-inch so far).  It’s enough to stop us from planting and spraying.  It is beginning to feel ‘urgent’ about getting the soybean crop planted.  We’re almost halfway done with that, … Continue reading

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First spray

Monday, March 28, 2016 We hope you had a beautiful Easter holiday. After testing the JD 4730 sprayer this morning, checking for leaks and that all is working properly, (discovered that the sprayer needed 2 O-rings) John prepared the first … Continue reading

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