Planting Continues in Starts and Stops

While the weather has been less than ideal, we have been able to accomplish some field work.  We currently have about 40% of our beans planted and a little more than 20% of our corn in the ground.  Around 70% of our pre-plant corn herbicide and nitrogen fertilizer is applied.  The beans we planted on […]

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Late Start to a New Year

We are getting a late start to the 2022 year, both with our web updates and with the field work.  That being said, it has been a crazy year so far!  Grain markets and input costs are climbing to record levels.  Lauren and I welcomed our first child in February (Callie Rae Beutke 8 lbs […]

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Harvest 2021 Complete!

On Tuesday evening we were able to wrap up harvest 2021!  It was just in time as wet and cool weather hit us the following morning.  A generous neighbor came with his combine to help us across the finish line.  Having two machines running in soybeans was a relief, especially when facing the weather conditions.  […]

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We Pause For Rain…

The harvest has been moving along at a pretty good pace.  We finished the corn on Tuesday the 18th.  The corn crop was not the the one we had anticipated just a few weeks ago, it finished just below our 10 year average.  It was all harvested while it was still standing, and we were […]

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Fall Harvest Well Underway

Harvest started for us much earlier than expected.  The first corn we took out was on the the 13th of September.  Unfortunately, the Tar Spot disease issues we discussed in our last web update have seemed to cause much more damage than predicted.  At that time, we were anticipating corn yields to be above average.  […]

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