Monthly Archives: June 2013

Poor Looking Corn

Our goal is to get just a little bit better every year.  Last year was a poor year, and this year is already poor, and getting worse all of the time.  Spent some time checking fields today, and it doesn’t look … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Test Plot

  We put in an alfalfa test plot today.   If I recall correctly we had 9 different alfalfa varieties in the plot.  At each cutting samples of each variety will be taken and analyzed for quality and yield. Also … Continue reading

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Chopping First Crop Hay

Well we finally got first crop hay (mostly) done.  We have a couple of fields that we haven’t cut yet because of to many wet holes, we will probably cut them tomorrow. As I mentioned in an earlier post, we … Continue reading

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Lets Try Cutting Some Hay

Depending on which forecast you want to believe, we thought we MIGHT have a chance to get some haylage chopped, so we started cutting today: We had to cut around a few places because they are just way to wet, … Continue reading

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Neat Picture

Monday we were able to get a few more soybeans planted.  On the left we are spreading fertilizer, on the right the field finisher is working the fertilizer in and preparing the seed bed.  I was waiting for the finisher … Continue reading

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Spring Planting

To say the least, spring planting has been a struggle for us.  This pretty well sums it up: We have been able to get MOST of our corn in, but not all of it yet.  Virtually no soybeans are planted, … Continue reading

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