Plenty of Moisture, Corn is Pollinating

Over the last two weeks since our last update, the rain has continued to fall.  Unlike many areas here in the state, we have been fortunate that the rain events we’ve experienced have been spaced out and in lower amounts.  Very little damage was done to the corn crop and we lost only about 13 […]

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More Precipitation 

The rain faucet has not turned off since last Thursday.  We have received measurable rain everyday since, measuring a current total of 6.7″.  Water is standing in most fields but we have not had the larger amounts (10″ plus) seen in areas a few miles to our north.  We should be good on water through […]

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Crop is Looking Good

The side-dressing and the first round of post spraying is complete.  This past weekend we received some much needed precipitation (0.6-0.9″) and are now experiencing milder temperatures as well.  The crop is really growing and looking good.  The majority of the beans have flowered as of yesterday, which is a great thing.  Over the past […]

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Side-dressing and Spraying Continues

Since the last update we have been utilizing the weather window to get most of our spraying done.  I can not remember another year when we have had a stretch of weather this ideal for getting our post spraying done.  We are down to less than a day each of post corn and post soybean […]

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Crops are Growing

With the arrival of some warmer temperatures we have seen more growth out of both crops in the last week than we have in the last month.  The heat and timely slow rains have made huge improvements to the corn and the beans.  The corn stands on the first 60% of the corn we planted […]

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