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Pause in the field work, and a good-bye

Monday, April 14, 2014

Brandon and John were able to apply NH3 at the Pond farm yesterday afternoon.  But last night’s rain and today’s strong winds have stopped field work for a while. 297 more words


Inching forward

Sundown, Saturday, April 12, 2014

We began some field work yesterday.  We were able to put down some herbicide for about 400 acres of 2014 soybean fields.  413 more words


trees: the tech of the future

“OSU chemists have found that cellulose – the most abundant organic polymer on Earth and a key component of trees – can be heated in a furnace in the presence of ammonia, and turned into the building blocks for super capacitors. 52 more words


AMS Report 3.29.14

by Josh Zuck

The weather is still not our friend and there is still a lot of frost in the ground. A few guys have applied some fertilizer, but can only run a few hours in the morning before the ground thaws out. 543 more words


AMS Report 3.29.2014

by Lucas Veale

The spring season is trying to get here in some areas of central Illinois.  A few places have seen NH3 and other fertilizer being applied.  945 more words


Another milestone

Friday, March 28, 2014

Do you hear that hollow sound?  That’s because our grain bins are now empty (MT).  We loaded the Peterbilt yesterday afternoon with the last bit of 2013 corn, and it’s going to market today.  828 more words


Are we ready?

Monday, March 24, 2014

The sun is shining brightly this morning, but the air is very chilly.  It got down to 25F last night, and it’s still only 28F as we begin the day.   298 more words

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