Tag Archives: S680

On and off again

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Back to the field we went yesterday, it was mostly a beautiful, sunny SWIN day.  There were strange events weather-wise.  At the fields near Wheatland where we were harvesting, the sun was shining, and the combines … Continue reading

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Start and stop

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 We got started with #harvest17 yesterday!  It was a fairly cloudy day, with the leading edge of Hurricane Irma coming our way.  Still, it was breezy and dry, and conducive to cutting soybeans.  Ross got going … Continue reading

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Is this really August?

Friday, August 4, 2017 We started the day cool and dry, with no dew.  The temperature is predicted to ‘soar’ to 75F (24C) today.  So, it was a good time to mow the  yard this morning, and do a little … Continue reading

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End in sight

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Yes, we are getting close to the end of #harvest16, but we discovered yesterday at the Freddie farm, the late replanted soybeans are not quite ready.  Those should be ripe and dry by next week sometime.  … Continue reading

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#harvest16 prep continues…

Thursday, August 25, 2016 We currently estimate 3 weeks until harvest begins. We continue to prepare for #harvest16.  Today, some headers get maintenance attention. The combines (CIH 8230 and JD S680) will be brought out tomorrow or next week to … Continue reading

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Another PIP

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 John Deere provided another PIP (Product Improvement Program) for our S680 combine today.  Seems that John Deere has had some complaints about the S-series cabs being noisy, so Kyle from Hutson, Inc. is here today to install more … Continue reading

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Harvest gets wrapped up

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 If you recall some posts to this website this summer, (see the post White Flag, July 2015) you’ll remember that we replanted some soybeans on July 18.  Well, those were harvested yesterday.  They finally got ripe and … Continue reading

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