Garry had to stop and check out how the combining was going before we drove to Dnepropetroesk around 4 pm Friday afternoon and decided the header had to be set as low as possible to try to get more of the corn into the combine. That means only losing like 20% instead of more. It will be a good year for gleaners! We really have people who take bags out into fields that have been harvested and pick up ears of corn and sunflower heads that the combines have missed.
|Who are all these people?|
(one is the manager for new big farmer trying to take over in the village)
|Garry and Dennis checking how much corn is on the ground|
|Garry walking back to say we need to get the header down|
|everyone walking back to look for ears of corn, and agree with him|
|The problem weak, storm battered corn plants|
|Fixing the combine this morning|
|welding on the combine|
|Lots of advise for the welder|
So this from this morning until after one o'clock they were welding on the points of the combine because they were pretty missed up so they can go low and slow while harvesting, hopefully it works! Garry just returned from driving into Dnepropetroesk, he said he was going out to check on the combine because it wasn't moving in the field. Should be dry until about when we leave on vacation next Friday, it better be finished by then!
They did get some corn combined and into the bin in the barn,
See, there's Garry, Andrey and Max Boradin hard at work on the bucket brigade.