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!
I didn’t think I was going to do a picture post this week because I couldn’t remember taking very many pictures. After checking my phone I found I took a few worthy shots this week, so here you go! Thanks for looking! What did you do this week?
Critics of conventional farming often decry the use of herbicides. Herbicides that are not organic anyway. That’s all fine and dandy, but the problem I see with the arguments some people present is they contain no substance. Take a look at this Facebook post on the Kellogg’s Facebook page that I shared to my blog page to [...]