Category: Grain

Great Grain Cart Improvements

A grain cart is a great tool for adding efficiency to harvest.  A cart keeps a combine moving while spending more time harvesting and less time driving to and from trucks waiting at the edge of a field.  Combines are expensive to operate so the less hours a farmer can put on his combine the […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 02/02/2012

Not a great variety of pictures this week because we haven’t done a great variety of things.    We have hauled a bunch of grain though.  Soybeans, waxy corn, and corn to the ethanol plant.  Here’s a couple pictures of … Continue r…

Where Does My Harvest Go?

On our farm we grow corn, soybeans, popcorn, and wheat.  More specifically #2 yellow dent corn, waxy corn, commercial soybeans, soybeans for seed (for two different seed companies), popcorn, and wheat.  Let’s start with the regular dent corn.  You’ll notice … Continue reading

How Does Grain get from Bins Into Trucks?

I shot a quick video today while I was loading corn to deliver to the ethanol plant.  Nothing fancy, but you can see the auger inside the bin dumping corn into the bottom of the leg.  The leg has a … Continue reading

Update: Cows are back on track!

It’s been a little bit since I blogged about our cows and how they have been doing, so I thought I would take this chance to post an update.  Well as you read in CSI: Dairy Farm Investigation, we had a little bump in the road.  After that pos…