Tag Archives: Mike Rowe

Continuing preparation…on a hot day

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Pre-harvest preparations continue today.  The elevators have been greased.  It took a trip to the top of each.  Brandon is scraping the hopper bottom of bin 5, which is our wet-grain holding bin that serves the … Continue reading

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Yuck

Monday, December 10, 2012 Pit-cleaning today.  And it’s cold and windy.   I can think of a dozen other things I’d rather be doing (even like getting a root canal), but John says it needs to be done.  Russell Lashley the electrician is … Continue reading

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Hot…and smelly…

Friday, June 15, 2012 This afternoon, Ben and Philip are ‘cleaning the pit’.  This is our most ‘glamorous’ job on the farm; one that Mike Rowe would not want to do on “Dirty Jobs”.  It involves climbing down under the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Rain! It’s only .12 inches ( 3mm ), but it is a welcome sight this morning.  A few puddles on the pavement, and I’m sure the corn and soybeans are sighing, “Ahhhhh….” Preparations begin today for wheat harvest, the elevators … Continue reading

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