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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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Another Saturday in June

Saturday, June 14, 2014 It’s a rather cool morning… in the high 50sF to start the day.  It should warm to the 80s by afternoon.  It has been a less-hectic week on the farm, but many things are happening. Pat … Continue reading

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sun

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 The sun is shining today.  Ross wants us to go finish the wheat this afternoon.  Not really looking forward to that… the mud will be bad.  We will make ruts in the field, and it will … Continue reading

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Surprise

Saturday, June 29, 2013 Yesterday afternoon, we went to the wheat field to check on the condition of the wheat and the wetness  of the soil.  Surprise!  We found the wheat relatively dry, and the soil firm enough to support … Continue reading

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