Tag Archives: WASCoB

Maybe today?

Friday, April 13, 2018 Yesterday’s 75ºF (24C) temperature coupled with the stiff winds, made a lot of progress to dry the fields.  Ross pulled  home a couple ammonia tanks, just in case he finds a field dry enough to apply … Continue reading

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Conservation work

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 We are building a new WASCoB terrace at our Steen farm, on the south side of Wheatland.  This addition should improve the performance of the erosion-reduction efforts at that location.  This new terrace will be over … Continue reading

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Two surprises.

Tuesday evening, March 21, 2017 This morning, we were out with Mr. Olan Worland to survey and discuss and plan and prioritize the spring conservation repairs that he will be doing soon.   We discovered an unanticipated problem.  A rather large culvert … Continue reading

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A repair

Friday, March 17, 2017 Yesterday afternoon, John made a repair of a tile hole here near the farm office.   A tile hole occurs when an unwanted opening occurs in underground drainage tile.  The hole can be made by a failure of … Continue reading

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That was a close one…

3 pm, Wednesday, December 23, 2015 We just went through a short tornado warning for Knox County.  The worst seems to have passed us by this time.  When the radio folks announce a tornado warning, I don’t want to disregard it…  we … Continue reading

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Beauty of a day…

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 On this clear-blue-sky day in SWIN, many post-harvest things are happening.  Ross has sold some of the soybeans in our inventory, and Brandon and Bill are delivering them to ADM in Newburgh, IN.  John is thoroughly … Continue reading

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Well, it’ a start…

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 For the most part, as you travel around our fields today, you see that it is still too wet to be doing any field work.  But we did find 2 or 3 locations where it is … Continue reading

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