11.4.11- Tanks and tile holes!

  The weather over the past week provided an excellent opportunity to work on land improvement projects.  We have been

Tile lines on the Allen farm.

 rebuilding a waterway on the Mitchell farm outside Lovington and repairing tile holes from the large volumes of spring rain.  The tile project on the Allen farm near Farmersville has been completed, and we are still “a few weeks out” on the installation of new tile system on the May farm outside Blue Mound.  The crane arrived yesterday, and the liquid fertilizer tanks were

Grant digging to locate damaged tile.

 moved into the containment.  With the help of a lift provided by Trimble Construction, we assisted the crane operator by attaching/unattaching his hooks to the top of

Blake repairing broken clay tile with new plastic.

each tank.  After the tanks were set, we installed the sight hoses along the outside…. when filled with product, this will allow us to know the amount of fertilizer in each tank. 

Trucks arriving with the tanks.
Dennis raising the lift to attach cables to the tank.
Dennis and Craig installing the exterior sight hose.
Tanks in containment