Yesterday we finished harvesting our first field after this long summer of drought. The end result was a nice surprise with the yield monitor in the combine showing 151 bushels per acre average. I saw yields in this field anywhere from 30 bushles to just over 300 in what are normally low, wet spots. Based […]
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During this “interesting” growing season I’ve been talking about corn with Cathryn Wojcicki aka @CornyCate from National Corn Growers Association. She works on a series of podcasts with various farmers around the nation to get a feel for how the corn crop is progressing. I get a call from Cathryn every couple of weeks to talk […]
Our combine doing its thing during this year’s harvest!
This afternoon my wife and I took my son along with my sister and her husband out for some agritourism at Exploration Acres near Lafayette, Indiana. They have a lot of things to do there, but the main attraction is the corn maze. There are 25 stations within the corn maze each sponsored by a local […]
Here are a couple videos of this year’s wheat harvest. The first is a view from the cab of the combine, and the second one is unloading wheat onto a truck. A note about the first video. I mention in it that GPS tracking was “all I needed” for the amount of wheat we have. […]