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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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First Annual Land Partner and Employee Appreciation Picnic.

We decided to have a little get together for our Land Partners and Employees to come and visit the farm, visit, and of course eat food! Antique and Modern equipment set up on display for people to check out…quite a … 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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Happy New Year!

I know I know, I have been really dropping the ball on posting on here! Not a lot of exciting things going on since we finished up harvest, but here are a few random pictures from the last couple of … Continue reading

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Owen Helping Out.

Little Mr. Owen loves to help out on the farm.  Here are some pictures I took of him helping build a new feed bunk, setting concrete forms up: Finishing the concrete: Zoie and Owen putting their hand prints in the … 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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