Minnesota Farmer


Harvest complete
October 21, 2016, 6:11 pm
Filed under: children, Corn, Fall, family, Farm, farm life, grandchildren, machines, Soybeans | Tags:

img_0013There it sits all quiet.  The machinery that was busy for the last few weeks is silent.

img_0009The dryer that was so busy and noisy is now silent.  The bins are full and the clean up has begun.  Harvest is over.

It was a good harvest.  Corn yields were at least 10% over last years record crop, soybeans yielded 25% over last years record crop.  It was a very good year.

img_0014As usual we had granddaughters and friends over to help with the harvest.  Everyone loves being in the big machines at harvest.

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We also had their help when we harvest the pumpkins from the garden, What a haul!

Hope your harvest season went well!  Now for cleanup and tillage, then we start getting ready for next year.

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Happy to hear you had a good season! Harvest is my favorite time of the year and now we are one day closer to the next growing season!

Comment by Don

We just finished tonight here in central Iowa. Feeling blessed by both yields and harvest weather! Next on the list – baling corn stalks, hauling manure, and some fall tillage before our son gets married in the middle of November!

Comment by Julie at Farm Life in Black & White




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