Tag Archives: wheat harvest

‘nother rain

Friday, June 15, 2018 Early this morning, about breakfast time, we received another light rain.  This is on top of the one we got on Wednesday evening, which brought us about a half inch (13mm).   6.2 inches (157 mm) this … Continue reading

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Rainy weekend

Monday, June 11, 2018 We were awakened this morning, not by the alarm clock, but by the booming sounds of thunder.  It brought additional rain to add to the total from Saturday and Sunday.   So far in this rain event, … Continue reading

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Almost here…

Friday, June 8, 2018 #wheatharvest18 John has the soybean herbicide (first post) application complete.   The corn is ‘laid by.’  Therefore, today we turn our attention more fully to prepping for wheat harvest.  Ross has gone to sample some heads of … Continue reading

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French news

Monday, July 21, 2014 Received some text messages from our 2013 French student,  (our French “son” for the month of June 2013).  He says the hard wheat and barley harvests are not so good for their family.  The yields are down … Continue reading

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Done!

Monday, June 23, 2014 Today was a big day.  Ross and Brandon finished harvesting the wheat crop…at about 3pm.  It certainly looked like it would rain them out of the last field, but the rain went around and they were … Continue reading

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Rain out

Friday, June 20, 2014 We were making progress today, with the combines and with the planting of double-crop soybeans (DCB).  But at 3pm, the dark sky opened up the floodgates and in just a few minutes we received .4″ (10mm) … Continue reading

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Replanting soybeans

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 We inspected wheat fields late this morning, and decided to give harvest a try come tomorrow morning, about 10 am. In the meantime, we checked out the Huey farm, Flat Left field… and discovered some dead … Continue reading

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