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Summer.

I know I have been neglecting the blog! We have had a very very busy summer to say the least. We completed an addition to the freestall barns, allowing us to increase our number of milking cows. This will put … Continue reading

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The Harvest Is Complete!

Well, I have to say that I am glad to have this cropping year in the books!  We finished up combining corn last week.  Sorry for the long delay in posting, have had a busy couple of weeks! Who doesn’t … 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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Combining Wheat and Rye

Got our Wheat and Rye combined last week:   We cut the grain with a swather (one of our haybines is actually a swather, we just remove the crimper to not damage the grain) to allow it to dry down … Continue reading

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Aerial Photograph

A friend of ours took some pictures of the farm recently, this is probably the best one:  

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Harvest 2012

Well harvest 2012 is in the books.  I am sure that most know that 2012 was a drought year.  All in all our yields weren’t terrible.  Definitely down from a normal year, but not as bad as we were bracing for … Continue reading

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Drought 2012

Well, it has been an interesting year for crops so far.  Not all that long ago we were hauling sand for the new barn, and were swimming in mud.  Well it pretty much hasn’t rained since.  Had you told me … Continue reading

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