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ECIN
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Registered: ‎10-17-2012
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T--- Minus AND Counting

First off -- Good -- Good Monday morning !

 

55 here this morning ! Better than what them Northern's are getting !!  Headed to the low 70's here today BUT -- BUT looks like rain ALL week long -- THEN cod next weekend , that will put us around the 20 - 21 st of April , that is about the GO time here , Has been so windy - no spraying or spreading really getting done here .

 

I just wonder what next weeks forcast wil be ? Time is ticking -- and getting close to the start -- will we or will  we not ? That is the question .  :smileysurprised:

 

Everybody have a good and safe week !

 

BTW ground temp last Tuesday was 45  --

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docharing
Posts: 137
Registered: ‎05-14-2010
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Re: T--- Minus AND Counting

ECIN,

Frost here in Central Ohio yesterday, 4 inches of rain last week with very little field work done. Still need coveralls until noon, soil temps 45 here also. Fueled up and ready in Ohio.

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booked
Posts: 62
Registered: ‎05-15-2010
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Re: T--- Minus AND Counting

Well here in southern Minnesota my digger is still frozen to the ground INSIDE an old shed. Thinking maybe in the next day or two it might crack loose. The fields are going to take till MAY to get ready. Tilers still finding frost.

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farmerguy89
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Registered: ‎06-30-2012
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Re: T--- Minus AND Counting

Prolly 2-4 inch rain herein the next week or so. No severe cold up north here now. Might be able tO go may 1st. Every half inch of rain is a day of delay guys
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centralillinois
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Re: T--- Minus AND Counting

It's highly unlikely that we'll turn a wheel an hour south of Chicago until May.  We had two inches of rain last week and we'll be lucky to avoid three inches this week.  The ground took the water easily but it's starting to pond.  The sun looks scarce for the next ten days.  We'll sweep a couple bins and grease the planters this week.

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idalivered
Posts: 1,260
Registered: ‎05-13-2010
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Re: T--- Minus AND Counting

Good things about the cold weather. Lower air conditioning bills, no tornadoes in iowa minnesota and north dakota!