Category: Harvest

Farm Week in Pictures 02/15/2014

Our farm got back in the air, visited the tractor doctor, did some travelling, and continued to haul grain during this Valentine’s Day week.  Let’s take a look at the action! Flying High Again My Phantom 2 returned from a trip back to Aerial Media Pros in California.  I sent it back for two reasons. […]

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Feed My Sheep Farm

This was a common sight in Haiti: Hunger is a fact of life in Haiti. In fact, according to World Vision’s website, 2.4 million Haitians cannot afford the recommended minimum daily calories. One look into those twins faces on Christmas … Continue reading

Farm Week in Pictures 12/14/2013

This Farm Week in Pictures we had a few projects going on.  This year’s crop is beginning to come out of storage, and we have a bit of a storage issue in one bin.  A tractor needed some work, a bunch of paperwork was started, and we experienced some significant snow. Coming Out of Storage […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 11/09/2013

Farm Week in Pictures is changing tunes again.  Harvest all but ended on Monday, and we’ve gone from a single focus of harvesting to all kinds of projects happening this week.  Take a look! Corn Conclusion Getting ready to start one of the final days of corn harvest.  All we have left to cut is […]

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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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Farm Week in Pictures 09/28/2013

It’s harvest time on the farm!  I told you it was probably going to start this week!  Let’s get to it! They’re all Here! New toys finally arrived to the farm on Monday just before harvest commenced on Tuesday.  Here we have a new (to us) combine and my awfully close to new truck.  I […]

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