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Reply #49 on: December 07, 2021, 04:12:57 pm

I have been planting/over seeding rye grass in a lot of my fields. I have also been plowing the field behind my house and today I harrowed it to start smoothing it out. The first picture is after it was plowed, the second picture is after the first run with the harrow and the third is after the second harrow run. I am going to get more fuel so that I can run the harrow one more time and then I will run my brillian  grass seeder with no seed in it first to really smooth it out and then do it again with rye seeds.


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Reply #50 on: December 07, 2021, 05:35:41 pm

I like my coffee black with two sugars. It goes real nice with a piece of pie for breakfast.


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Reply #51 on: December 08, 2021, 08:49:04 am

Jim, how was the field plowed?  I don't see defined rows and I do see tuffs of grass which should be buried when the plow turns over the soil.
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Reply #52 on: December 08, 2021, 03:10:14 pm


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Jim, how was the field plowed?  I don't see defined rows and I do see tuffs of grass which should be buried when the plow turns over the soil.


This field, as are most of my fields, is filled with old stumps. I had to use my new ground plow/disc plow. On the first row I hit a sunken log and the castle nut that holds the first disk in place stripped out. I cleaned it all up and put it back together with 5/16?bolts replacing the cotter pin. I thought for sure that would hold but it didn?t. I took the disc to a machinist and he made a smaller castle nut and cut new threads.
That did the job.
It seemed like every ten feet I was cutting a stump. All of the stumps are now at least 10? below the surface which enabled me to harrow it properly.
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Reply #54 on: December 08, 2021, 03:49:55 pm

Beautiful place Jim..
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Reply #55 on: December 08, 2021, 04:56:31 pm

I was just joking about the randomness. Hope you didn?t take offense. It looks like a good food plot for the deer too.
I had no idea of where you were coming from.
Still don?t. 😊
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Reply #57 on: December 08, 2021, 05:03:28


I think was 30 kidding Jim about his till work? I suppose Ace was too?


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Reply #58 on: December 08, 2021, 05:11:07 pm



Here is a final picture with the field fully planted.

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I was supposed to rain today so I was rushing to get the seed in the ground. It is now raining pretty hard. I?m hoping it doesn?t rain so hard that it washes the seed away. I?m glad that I didn?t use my broadcast spreader. It would all wash away.
With a brilliant seeder, most of the seed is covered with a little dirt.
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Reply #59 on: December 08, 2021, 05:12:25 pm

Not so much the till work, it looks nice. I think Ace made a solid compliment. I was just amused.


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Reply #60 on: December 08, 2021, 05:14:21 pm



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I was supposed to rain today so I was rushing to get the seed in the ground. It is now raining pretty hard. I?m hoping it doesn?t rain so hard that it washes the seed away. I?m glad that I didn?t use my broadcast spreader. It would all wash away.
With a brilliant seeder, most of the seed is covered with a little dirt.

It should be fine Jim.
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Nice job, Phillip.  :smile: 

Yesterday, my family and I went to get a Christmas tree.  It was a really nice day, and we sat and talked with the grower for a while.  He asked me about my bees, since he knows someone else with bees, and he wanted to know how my sourwood flow was this year.  His trees were really nice; we're planning on going back there for a tree again next year.     
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Thank you Reagan, The Christmas tree trip sounds like fun. Did the tree grower say if the other beekeeper had a good harvest? You know, the tree farm might be a good place to display some if your excess honey if office space allows and he is willing?
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Thank you Reagan, The Christmas tree trip sounds like fun. Did the tree grower say if the other beekeeper had a good harvest? You know, the tree farm might be a good place to display some if your excess honey if office space allows and he is willing?
He didn't say about the other beekeeper.  He didn't really have an office actually, just a barn.  It was a pretty low tech operation, but his prices were good as a result and like I said, his trees were really nice.  He claimed to have the prettiest trees in the whole county, and that's saying something around here, as North Carolina is the 2nd largest Christmas tree growing state in the nation. 
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Split a pile of wood today. Gonna split another pile tomorrow.



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Don't split so much wood that the boat is out in the elements.
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That boats probably going up for sale in the spring.


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Here is a final picture with the field fully planted.

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I was supposed to rain today so I was rushing to get the seed in the ground. It is now raining pretty hard. I?m hoping it doesn?t rain so hard that it washes the seed away. I?m glad that I didn?t use my broadcast spreader. It would all wash away.
With a brilliant seeder, most of the seed is covered with a little dirt.
Jim Altmiller


Jim has the seeds had time to start sprouting?
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I checked it this morning and the seeds are just starting to grow. They are about two inches tall but it is brown. The over seed rye grass starts out green. This rye seed needs to bee planted in a tilled field. It?s funny, the over seed, thrown out over an existing grass field, is about the same size as the planted seed but it is very light as compared to the planted. You would think a heavier seed would find its way to the dirt than lighter one.
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Getting a bigger and better one?
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No. Just don?t use it much anymore. About once a year for the last 3-4 years. That usually has me going through the fuel system even with non ethanol and stabilizer.


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