Monthly Archives: September 2017

Harvest is Right Around the Corner
Sep05

Harvest is Right Around the Corner

Thank you to all who were able to attend our appreciation dinner in August.  We enjoy the opportunity to work with so many good people and enjoy the many relationships that have been built.  We were blessed with great weather for the evening and most of our landowner partners and suppliers were able to attend.  Everyone always seems to look forward to getting together before harvest and the appreciation dinner has proven to be an excellent way of doing just that. The crop is coming along and harvest is only two or three short weeks away.  The heat and dry conditions we experienced in August sped the crop along. Some much needed rain and cooler temperatures recently have slowed the crop’s progress to a much more normal rate. As we discussed at the appreciation dinner, we expect the corn yields to be highly variable this year.  Planting date, location, and maturity will all have large impacts on final yields.  We expect some farms to match the record yields seen the past two years and some farms are already being estimated to be 50 or more bushels off pace.  The recent rain may add some yield to the later planted and […]