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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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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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Long Over Due!

I know I am long over due for a post!  A long cold winter had me in the posting doldrums.  Just didn’t seem like there was that much interesting going on and no one wants to hear complaining about how … 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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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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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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