At the corn !

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Just a few pics of the corn harvest .
 
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Thanks for the photos.

Two questions.

1. How were your yields this year?
2. How far away was the bear?


Steve
 
  
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Thanks for the photos.

Two questions.

1. How were your yields this year?
2. How far away was the bear?


Steve

Variety's varied from 140bus in the pioneer / 110bus in the dekalb down to 70bus in the syngenta. Yogi was a couple of hundred feet away but taken on the move and zoomed too much !


Knocking it into shape ..!
 
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Thanks for the pics! What latitude are you farming at? Sounds like very good yields to me.. given you're just "up the block" from Iowa!! :D

Fine lookin' dirt you've got there, too. Sure like to have at least another 4 inches up here like that to add to the 4 we've got.

Very shallow soil up here given the short window for organic breakdown and cycling.

Some corn in the greenhouses, though! :thumbsup:

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Look at all that whiskey. :D :D

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Nice picture of the Machinery all lined up and posed!:thumbsup::thumbsup:

Yah, sure enough!! I was trying to figure out which tractor goes first.... The Ford or the Versatile or (not sure exactly what the 1st machine is).

Disc 1st and then run the spring tooth chisel or...

Maybe D7E will fill in the blanks! :thumbsup:

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Nice pics! The corn here was pitiful we had the drought of the century and temps over 100 for over a month straight and 55 days total no crops made it not even irrigated.
 
  
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Yah, sure enough!! I was trying to figure out which tractor goes first.... The Ford or the Versatile or (not sure exactly what the 1st machine is).

Disc 1st and then run the spring tooth chisel or...

Maybe D7E will fill in the blanks! :thumbsup:

AKfish

Disks are usually avoided at all cost ..too heavy maintenance , too compacting on the soil, and leave land rough but for corn stalks are essential if a burn is not possible , so they go first to slice then the 2 chisel ploughs do all the rest (2 more passes) . The field they are parked in is wheat stubble so has just had 2 passes with the chisels .
The 40ft on the vers is a chisel same as the 31ft on the ford but a 9 in space shank as opposed to normal 12in so we can use it in spring as "drying " cultivator if neccessary .

Final pass on all land is with the super harrow to leave a nice seed bed but on stubble it does the very first pass also to spread straw and chaff , germinate weeds/seeds and pin straw down into the base of the stubble to allow better incorporation on following passes with cultivators.
 
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