Saturday, November 21, 2015

Replanted Soybeans

During a very wet June 2015, part of our field of soybeans across from Prairie Creek was covered with water and the soybean plants drowned.

In this video, you can see Prairie Creek's path marked by the greener soybeans among the more mature soybeans:

Monday, July 13, 2015

Oldest Tractor in the United States of America

Here is a video of the oldest tractor in the United States of America, the Old Hart-Parr Number 3.  The tractor is on loan from the Smithsonian Museum in Washington to the I & I Farm Museum in Penfield, Illinois:

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Friday, January 2, 2015

Christmas Decorations on Silos

Christmas lights on an old iron wagon wheel

Here is a video I made featuring some great Christmas lights on top of silos:

John Deere 7720 Titan II Combining Soybeans

I took some photos of my dad and brothers combining soybeans.  My older brother unloaded the wagons into the grainery and my younger brother was riding in the combine with my dad.  The beans farther away from the grainery are double-crop soybeans that were planted after wheat.

Check out this video of my dad and brothers combining soybeans: