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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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White 2-135 Build

Had a request in the comments for more pictures of the progress on the White 2-135 in the last post. Tear down: Paint: Engine going back in: Putting sheet metal back on: Finished product: Really sharp tractor, a lot of … 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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Corn Planting Goes Digital, and Heifers.

We are putting some new technology on our corn planter:  GPS controlled variable rate population, (using a hydraulic motor to plant more or less seeds based on yield potential) advance seed tube monitoring (supposed to be more accurate)  and GPS controlled individual row clutches (each … Continue reading

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Time Lapse Video of Filling a Bunker

Finally completed the video that I mentioned in my last post.  Enjoy: For those that are interested, I made the video using a GoPro Hero2 camera set up to take one still picture every 30 seconds.  To extend the battery … Continue reading

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Chopping Corn Silage

Been a busy couple of weeks chopping corn.  Because of the drought we ended up chopping about 150 acres of corn that would have normally been grain corn, we will have chopped about 310 acres by the time we are … Continue reading

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3rd Crop Hay and Drought.

We chopped third crop hay this week.  I had a little helper for a little while while I was cutting: In her words: “Zoie FARMER!”  Also we were “tutting haay.”  🙂 I shot some videos while cutting hay and packing … Continue reading

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