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Glen and Connie LeDuc
9483 Maple Road · Edwardsville, IL 62025

Contact info:
Email: fmsleduc@madisontelco.com
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Home: 618.633.1842
Mobile 618.558.7770



photo gallery on the farm
 
CUTTING HAY
cutting hay hay cutting hay field cut through hay being cut
dogs in the hay field hay bining Glen and Connie spreading hay by hand
8 foot swaths to dry
Glen and Connie
Sometimes we have to separate the hay by hand to get it dry.

 
HAY TEDDER
teddering the hay hay tedder Glen LeDuc at the hay tedder

HAWKEYE STEEL made the hay frame for the hay wagon.

(217)-999-4900

Ask for Dan


RIECHMANN BROS. LLC

Okawville, Breese, and Centralia

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BUENING IMPLEMENT

Great people who do great service.

Ask for Dale.

hay wagon

Riechmann Brothers rep in John Deere truck

Buening Implement Inc. on tractor


BALING HAY
checking twine for hay baling bailing hay hay bales in the field
Getting ready to bale hay and checking the twine
Baling the hay
Hay Bales

RAKING HAY
raking the hay raking hay in the field
 
TESTING HAY
Glen testing hay on baler putting hay preservative in the applicator Glen holding Silo King bag
Testing hay electronically for moisture and putting hay preservative in the applicator
 
UNLOADING HAY TO THE HAY SHED
tractoring hay to shed hay bales to flatbed
Tractoring hay to the shed
 
HAY TESTING BY SHAD KLEINER, SILO KING
Shad Kleiner of Silo King drilling a core sample of hay hay bales, Shad Kleiner drilling sample
Shad Kleiner of Silo King, bagging drilled hay sample hay test report
Hay Tester, Shad Kleiner, from Silo King 618.304.2719
Shad is drilling a core sample of hay to be analyzed by the Analab.
 
PREPARING THE FIELD
Preparing Don's field spreading oats & grass seed
Preparing Don's new hay field Spreading alfalfa oats & orchard
grass seeds across the field
harrowing oats & orchard grass after seeding
Harrowing in the oats and orchard grass after the seeding was done
 
WHEAT BINDING
Glen & Kevin driving up a hill to bind the wheat stopping to check the binder canvas to the binder tractor, binder & hay shed
Kevin & Linda & George, a visitor, look over the binder wheat field with tractor/binder in background Glen on the combine Linda & dog by the oat field Kevin planted
Glen combining wheat in the sunstreaked field at sunset
Glen standing on combine in wheat field at sunset
Binding the wheat with an 80 year old binder. Glen on the combine. Linda and "Buttercup" by the oat field that Kevin planted.
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WHEAT THRESHING
Kevin LeDuc adds oil to the steam engine
Glen LeDuc assessing operation of the steam engine
Kevin, Connie & Linda LeDuc on steam engine
Linda LeDuc on trailer hitch by pile of wheat to be threshed Linda holding pitchforks, Glen driving tractor to load wheat to separator wheat separator
Kevin adds oil to the steam engine and Glen supervises the mechanical operation of the steam engine before the threshing begins.
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HAY PRODUCTION & DISTRIBUTION
hay bale close up, crop growing in field
hay baling Don's field LeDuc semi truck loaded with hay

unloading semi at horse farm of hay

horse breeder loads LeDuc hay into his shed

customer writes check for hay
young horses playing, feed bunk with hay
Delivering hay to a happy horse customer

2015 WET SPRING
oats field from combine field oats in the combine rakes combine pouring oats into wagon
pile of oats oats & alfalfa plants Kevin driving combine in oats field for 4-H
Combining the nurse crop oats for the alfalfa. Kevin driving the combine for his 4-H project.

   

HAY BALING 2015
Glen LeDuc testing hay with moisture meter hay meter reading of 9.3 Alforex cap by oat and alfalfa plants on field
grass mix hay to be raked from the field Connie raking in the hay field Alforex sign alongside the field
2nd cutting of alfalfa & orchard grass mix hay. Connie raking the hay. We try to bale the hay as dry as possible, below 13% moisture will bale very well.

 

 

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