Author: Brian Scott

What is a Flex Draper?

Those who keep up with this blog and the associated facebook and twitter accounts know we bought our first draper head for soybean and wheat harvesting.  So why did we decide to trade our conventional cutting platform, which also flexed, for a John Deere 635FD? I think it may help readers to know what is […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 10/26/2013

This week you’re actually getting two weeks of farm pics.  You might not know that if I hadn’t mentioned it, but I know some of you really like to keep up with us through Farm Week in Pictures!  We worked on corn part of last week, and then we switched to soybeans.  Rain kept us […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 10/12/2013

It’s been another busy week all about harvest on the farm.  After a few hours of waxy corn harvest we started into popcorn and have been working on it all week long. River View So this is probably one of the best pictures I’ve taken in a while.  This was taken while standing on the […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 10/05/2013

The farm is in full harvest mode.  Not much else is going on except for harvest.  I spend most of my time doing all things combine related.  Dad keeps the corn dryer running and transfers corn between bins and checks fields and grain to see if we need to tweak any combine settings.  Grandpa and […]

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Well That Was Fun

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 […]

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Wordless Wednesday

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Farm Week in Pictures 10/01/11

  More like Saturday in pictures.  Didn’t do much picture worthy until today because of the rain we had all week.  But now we are back in the field!  We harvested about 80 acres of waxy corn today. Into the … Continue reading →

Marching to a Different Beat

No farming post today, but I thought I’d show you what I did Saturday night.  For several years now our high school has hosted a marching band competition.  My high school band director got in touch with me through twitter and … Continue…

Harvest has Started!

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What Do You Want to Know About Agriculture?

I’ve been in a bit of a writing slump lately so I’m going to ask all you readers what you’d like to hear about.  I’ve had plenty of my weekly pictures posts and mentions of what’s going on around my … Continue readi…