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Corn and Bean Harvest

Chopping corn silage was just the start of fall harvest. We continued on to soybeans: Yield Monitor in the combine: After combining the soybeans, we bale the stubble.  We use it to mix into heifer feed as a rumen filler, … Continue reading

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Chopping Corn

We spent most of last week chopping corn.  We actually would have finished chopping on Thursday, but the rain came about 2 hours early!  We finished today.  Roughly half of all of the forage that we feed for a year … Continue reading

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Spring Field Work

It was another challenging spring for us, very wet and late.  Not as bad as last year, but not ideal either!  Definitely put some crops in on the wetter side!  But we got them all in, as well as getting … Continue reading

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Winter Office Work

I get asked a lot what I do in the winter time, so I thought I would share a bit of the “back room” stuff that goes on. I work quite a bit on preparing for the upcoming growing season. … Continue reading

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Soybeans Are Done.

Finished up combining soybeans today.  We didn’t have a lot of acres of beans this year, and we definitely didn’t have any problems keeping up with the trucks!   Couple of sunset pictures: Unloading a truck: My trucking buddy on … Continue reading

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Chopping Corn

Sorry I have been a bit lax is posting!  We started chopping corn and are almost complete.  In fact, all we have left to chop is the strips that we have to leave in the field for the crop insurance … Continue reading

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3rd Crop Hay.

Got it all chopped and the bunker sealed up Saturday night.   Cutting with two haybines in one field.   I had a couple little helpers ride along for a bit while I was cutting hay.  The sun didn’t help … Continue reading

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