WE’RE DONE!!

9 Aug

We’re done with summer harvest!!!!

Peas for freezing – Check
Crimson Clover for seed – Check
Perennial Ryegrass for Seed – Check
Wheat for Seed – Check

Combining wheat is always a little more fun than ryegrass I think.  Mostly because you get to cut while you combine.  In perennial ryegrass we have to swath at night, wait a week, then combine the already cut rows that look like this.

wpid-2013-07-19_17-41-09_902.jpgBut in wheat, we make the haircut while also separating the crop from the straw.  It looks like this:

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We also get to dump on the go, the combine never stops (unless you have a girl like me driving and you have to use the bathroom every hour, sorry dad!)

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While in the cab you can look ta see the quality of the wheat that you’re combining by just looking through the window at the rear of the cab.

2013-08-07_11-53-47_9852013-08-07_12-41-50_164Here’s a picture of the final “Mohawk” I like to call it of wheat in our field.

2013-08-08_17-13-50_671And here’s one of how I felt when we were finally done!

2013-08-08_17-17-36_717A finished up wheat field, time to head for the barn!

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2 Responses to “WE’RE DONE!!”

  1. Aunt Marian August 9, 2013 at 7:32 am #

    Is your combine ‘self-contained’ like a camper or trailer? LOL

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    • Nuttygrass August 9, 2013 at 7:34 am #

      If you mean with a bathroom…no it’s not haha, I wish! 🙂

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