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End of #plant18

Saturday, May 12, ,2018 This week saw the end of #plant18.  Tuesday, Ross finished the corn…and yesterday evening, I got done with the soybeans.  The planters are stopped now.  The corn planter is back in the shed, but the soybean … Continue reading

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Delay continues (sort of)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 It’s a cloudy day in SWIN, and the soils are still a bit too moist to plant soybeans into them.  For a .6″ rain, it sure has stayed wet a long time.  If only the sun … Continue reading

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First rain delay of #plant18

Thursday, May 3, 2018 It is raining this morning, and by the looks of the radar, it could be a strong storm.  We are hoping for a little rain, not a gully-washer.  We were making progress with planting corn and … Continue reading

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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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