Category: Harvest

Fall Harvest is Underway!

It’s extra busy at the farm this week because we’re harvesting corn for silage. The cows at our farm love corn silage, which is a fermented forage that includes the entire corn plant from stock to ear. The silage we put up in October, will be an ingred…

Fall Harvest is Underway!

It’s extra busy at the farm this week because we’re harvesting corn for silage. The cows at our farm love corn silage, which is a fermented forage that includes the entire corn plant from stock to ear. The silage we put up in October, will be an ingred…

Farm Week in Pictures 09/27/2014

Harvest continued this week.  We harvested all the soybeans we found were ready to cut aside from the few acres we had to leave because the ground was just too wet to drive across.  We got into about 40 acres of corn in two different fields before we called it quits Saturday afternoon.  Grain moisture is […]

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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 09/06/2014

We’ve been ramping up our efforts to prepare for harvest on the farm.  Storage is being readied, and equipment is making its way through the shop to for final tweaks.  Crops are being watched too, because we have some early maturing soybeans that could be ready fairly soon. Bin There, Done That. This is our main […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 08/30/2014

Our crops our changing across the farm.  Summer is coming to a close and fall harvest season will be upon on soon. Seasonal Soybeans We planted some early maturing soybean varieties this year, and many of them are beginning to drop leaves already.  Drier spots started to change in these early beans when we had dry weather […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 08/17/2014

Farm Week in Pictures has been on hiatus for a few weeks.  Several weeks actually.  After wheat harvest, I didn’t have a great deal of unique pictures to show off.  We spent a lot of days hauling in the rest of the 2013 corn crop, and we spent a week at Disney World.  But things […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 06/28/2014

Summer is officially on at the farm!  June is coming to a close, and that means wheat harvest cannot be far off.  Other jobs still keep us busy, but we’ll be spending a few days in the field soon bringing in the wheat harvest and planting soybeans right behind it.  Take a look at what […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 06/07/2014

I’ve been busy going from farm to farm all week feeding our growing corn crop.  The rest of the crew have been helping me out shuttling around wagons and leaving my truck somewhere close so I can get to lunch and home in the evening.  Enjoy the photos! Hungry Corn This is a fun shot […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 02/22/2014

This is pretty much a soybean exclusive Farm Week in Pictures. The majority of our time this week was devoted to hauling a bin full of soybeans 21 miles away to Remington Seeds who we’ve been raising seed beans with for a few years now. We are growing seed for two companies now, and in […]

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