Spring 2020

Hi to all of our farm partners!! Man I cannot believe it is May already. It just has been one fast and furious winter and start to spring. As I sit and write to try and get you caught up I hardly know where to begin, but here it goes. I really don’t know where […]

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Where did 2019 go?!

2019 was a year that will not be soon forgotten. It was a growing season full of challenges. Mother nature, politics, trade, and insurance decisions all posed challenges at the same time. This spring we watched it rain, waited, and calculated potential outcomes daily. The summer brought nearly ideal conditions, at least here in DeWitt […]

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Harvest ’19- Beans are Out, Corn is Started

The 2019 harvest is well underway.  We finished the soybean harvest, other than about 20 acres of replant ponds that were not yet mature, on the 24th.  Yields were better than one would expect considering the start of the growing season.  All farms yielded above their 10 year APH averages.  The earliest planted beans, (April […]

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Slow Start to Harvest

The 2019 harvest got underway on Thursday, October 3rd.  We started in some of the April planted soybeans we had near the shop.  The stems were still green but the leaves had all fallen and the grain moisture was below 14%.  We have since harvested about 160 acres on three farms.  Yields have been impressive, […]

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Timely Rain for Both Crops

Yesterday we received 3.4 inches of rain here at the shop. That was just what we needed to finish out this crop.  It had been pretty dry and both the corn and soybeans were showing some stress.   We had our annual farm visit with Ken last Thursday and the crop here looks much better […]

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