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Sprayer prep

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Today, John is preparing the sprayer for spring work.  It was winterized before being stored late last fall, and it was serviced with lubrication, oil changes, and new filters during the winter.  Today, it gets new … Continue reading

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Oh, my… the wind!

Friday, February 19, 2016 Outside, the wind is howling!  It is blowing like we’ve not seen in months.  The sky has become overcast, but the temperature is warming.  Near 60º now, headed for mid 60s in the afternoon.  Tomorrow, 70ºF … Continue reading

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Aerial analysis of crops

Thursday, August 6, 2015 It’s raining this morning, we’ve received 1.02″ (26mm) so far.  It’s welcome… not that we were seeing corn ‘rolled up’ with stress yet, but this will help. Pulled an ear yesterday to see how the pollination … Continue reading

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Scouting

Monday, July 6 2015 Hope your 4th was a good one.  Pat and I were in Busch Stadium Thursday and Friday nights for Cardinals baseball.  Good nights, but doggone it…the Cards didn’t win. On Saturday, we got to see Ben … Continue reading

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Transition day

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Now that the nitrogen has been applied to the corn acres, we are using this day to transition to planting.  The applicator bars for the nitrogen will be cleaned and stored.  Then the planters will be … Continue reading

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Progress to report

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Yesterday was a busy day. Ross and John applied nitrogen fertilizer to corn fields at home. Bill  Berry came to deliver corn to GPC at Washington, Indiana.  He also pulled NH3 tanks for Ross and John. Brandon … Continue reading

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More preparation

Monday, March 9, 2015 Still have many planting prescriptions to write over the next several days.  It is a bit tedious to do that, so frequent breaks are appreciated. We were disappointed with the outcome of the basketball sectional championship … Continue reading

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