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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Soybean Harvest



Orison Swett Marden 



 Our neighbor rented his fields this year to a neighboring soybean farmer. Watching them grow through the seasons was delightful. In summer, they were so green and full but there was something equally pleasing about their change in autumn. I thought they were beautiful with the sun highlighting their fuzzy pods at harvest time.


A Gleaner Combine is used to reap the harvest.
As soon as we heard it start up, the windows were quickly closed because it makes a dust cloud that chokes the breath from your lungs. It's a good thing it has an enclosed cab for the farmer! 

Now the fields look bare but they have already planted them with winter wheat and fertilized them with chicken manure. I look forward to seeing a lush green field in the colorless and cold days of winter. You know I will take photos :)

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*Thank you for all the prayers and best wishes about my back. With lots of rest, heat and ice, and a doctor visit, it is well on its way to getting better. No more spasms and not nearly as much pain. I may not be back to a full blogging schedule for a while but I am working on it.

Have a blessed day!


7 comments:

  1. I have often wondered what soya beans look like!
    Your ornament is on its way to you, hope it arrives safely.

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  2. prachtige foto,s ja dat oogsten geeft heel veel stof.

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  3. I love that quote a lot. & your pictures! Thanks for sharing & blessings to you.

    xoxo,
    Allie
    http://framedbygod.blogspot.com

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  4. Watching the changes of a bean field helps keep you focused on the change of seasons for sure♪♫ Have a wonder filled week! http://lauriekazmierczak.com/amazing-grace/

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  5. Anne, I enjoy seeing the crops around here all year long too. No matter what season and stage they are in, it is fun to see.

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  6. Thank you for coming by to share on Rurality Blog Hop #41!

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