Farm Week in Pictures 12/20/2014

John Deere Combine via thefarmerslife.com

We’ve been working outdoors again in some nicer weather this past week.  Various types of farm work including tillage, rock picking, and cleaning equipment are all part of the mix.  Not pictured is all the year-end paperwork and our decision-making process about trading some of our equipment before the calendar turns to a new year. […]

Farm Week in Pictures 11/22/2014

John Deere 635FD Flex Draper via thefarmerslife.com

Our first full week post-harvest has passed on the farm.  This is about the time of year people start wondering just what it is farmers do in the winter.  Keep up with my Farm Week in Pictures series throughout the winter to see what keeps us occupied in the coming months. Cleanup Time The time […]

Farm Week in Pictures 11/08/2014

Unloading via thefarmerslife.com

Harvest is starting to near the end on this farm.  Several rain delays and generally wet ground conditions have slowed us down, but we’ve got less than 10% to go. Wet Harvest We have had to return to many of our fields multiple times to get crop out due to both grain and ground moisture. […]

Farm Week in Pictures 10/25/2014

Popcorn Harvest via thefarmerslife.com

It finally happened.  We had a full week of dry enough soil and good weather to put in a full week of harvest.  There are quite a few less acres on our farm to harvest now.  We are now around two-thirds done with harvest. Popcorn When we harvest popcorn all three trucks are usually loaded […]