Day: April 11, 2012

Getting that Purple Seed in the Ground!

I swore that when I got a new camera I would begin blogging like it was no one’s business… Oh well, here’s to good intentions! It’s planting time! Jared and the boys have been in the field late every night … Continue reading

Does Reality Matter?

Reality television is popular but most know that it’s not real reality. Yet a video or comment is put up against agriculture, and it stands as the gospel truth. For example, when an animal rights group comes forth and says cattle in modern feedlots have their horns burned off – people believe it. Never mind […]

Loading the Seed Tender and Planter

Just wanted to make a quick post over lunch today to show how we load bulk seed into our tender that fills the planter.  We can get six boxes loaded into it if needed, but we often just do two … Continue reading →

Run Chelle, Run!

I’ve been absent from my blog for over a month and I have to admit I have missed blogging.  My absence in blogging is because I am guilty of being a mom in my spare time; a soccer mom, track … Continue reading

Daily Farmer April 11, 2012

Salford RTS at work in GriggsDakota
 We hitched up our old work horse, the Case IH 9170, to our Salford RTS.We use the Salford to aerate the soil.  This field needs to dry for a day or two before the drill plants the…
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Salford RTS at work in GriggsDakota

 We hitched up our old work horse, the Case IH 9170, to our Salford RTS.We use the Salford to aerate the soil.  This field needs to dry for a day or two before the drill plants the barley.Last season we planted soybeans directly into cor…