Tag Archives: soybean planting

Sunny Monday

May 8, 2017 The sun is out this morning, even if the day started a bit cool (42F, 6C). We filled the soybean drill, and then went to look for a patch dry enough to use it.  We toured the … Continue reading

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Check

Friday, April 21, 2017 Ross finished off planting the corn crop yesterday, just before a slight rain hit.  I was planting soybeans in a nearby field, and the little rain caused me to pause planting for about 2 hours.  I … Continue reading

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Won’t be long now…

Monday, April 3, 2017 It’s threatening rain today, but we have used the morning productively.  John has rinsed out the sprayer in order to change over and spray corn acres.  Brandon has taken the water truck to CPS for a … Continue reading

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Sunny Friday

May 27, 2016 It’s a sunny Friday afternoon, and rather breezy.  The rain that fell yesterday just before noon has the soybean planter stopped.  Again.  We will wait for drier field conditions to get the soybean planter going once more. … Continue reading

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We missed one

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Well, the weather man said we’d get some rain last night… and we didn’t!  That’s a good thing, at least for a few weeks… it is allowing some fields to get drier, and closer to being appropriate … Continue reading

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Small Repairs

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 While re-filling the soybean air drill today, we performed an inspection on the drill part of the planter.  Brandon thoroughly checked each of the 60 planting units across the drill as he was pumping grease into the … 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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