Monthly Archives: March 2019

It’s Been Too Long
Mar12

It’s Been Too Long

It’s been too long since our last update, but we’ve been busy around the farm! In January we hauled all the grain we had in storage, roughly 84,000 bushels in 9.5 days!  We were blessed with good weather to get that done, even though there was snow on the ground.  It was a little tougher to schedule than usual, as there had been an explosion in Decatur at ADM.  The damage it caused required us to have times and appointments for each load delivered there.  We were able to alternate loads delivered to our appointments at ADM Decatur with other delivery locations.  We also delivered to ADM Farmer City, Tate and Lyle Decatur, and Cargill in Bloomington.   We’ve also been attending several grower meetings and educational events.  The Farm Economic Summit by the University of Illinois was held in Peoria.  It was a one day seminar focused on crop insurance, marketing, and the farm economic conditions in the state.  The Farm Futures Business Summit was a two day conference held in Iowa City.  The content focused on improved marketing, farm business management, financing in production agriculture, and environmental stewardship. The Farm Credit College was a one day event held […]