I’m soaked through to my unmentionables. The grain dryer was nearing capacity and we were about to move on to another field. When we left for lunch to let the dryer catch up a bit the grain cart was fully loaded (and untarped) and the combine was partially loaded. I drove home and made a […]
Farm Week in Pictures brings a close to the planting season this week. We put in a long day Sunday, and finished on Wednesday, May 22 which happens to be our wedding anniversary. With planting over outside of a replant situation and hopefully being able to double crop soybeans after wheat what is on the […]
After than long, wet April Farm Week in Pictures finally brings you planting shots! Monday through Thursday we planted corn. Of course Plant 13 keeps us pretty busy, but it came to a standstill right at 5pm on Thursday with a brief rain shower. Friday was a dreary day, so soil didn’t dry out. The […]
Dad and I spent some time this morning working up our yearly chart that will come along for the ride in the planter tractor. This chart is a baseline for certain settings on the planter than need to be changed in relation to seed size. Sizing corn and soybean seed is an important step in […]
It’s March! Spring is quickly approaching. When we will start planting corn and soybeans? Six weeks? Two months? We just have to wait on the weather. In the meantime, there’s still plenty to do on the farm.
It’s been a short farm work week with Christmas, but we still had a lot going on. Take a look to see what we’ve been up to this week!