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Saturday, May 14, 2011

May 13 NH3


Finally getting in a little field work. The ground is actually drying up good in places although there is still a lot of good land under water. Carrying a big tow rope with me as insurance. against getting stuck.
I must have set a record for the longest wait ever for a refill of anhydrous. About 24 hours from the time I requested it. Problems at Viterra so consequently , I only got a couple of hours worth done today. Just one more setback in an already late spring planting season.

4 comments:

  1. Having grown up with a 40HP tractor that pulled two plows or a seven foot disc, the things you guys do amazes me!

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  2. And I'm just a small farmer here Gorges. I too started on a 40 hp tractor sitting in the dust and cold. We have it easy now in some ways.

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  3. I thought you put on the NH3 when it was colder. Do you lose much if it is warmer?
    Have you ever ridge tilled corn?
    I spent yesterday on a 75hp tractor freezing my bottom off planting corn. Does that count?

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  4. We used to apply it in the fall after harvest but with late harvests and wet conditions spring is the only option. Fighting mud, water, and terrible delivery service I am at the limits of my endurance today.

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