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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Harvest is Around the Corner

We have had some excellent weather to finish the crop.  These last rains have put the finishing touches on what looks to be a great soybean crop.  The corn looks good too, but has struggled with late disease issues, mainly tar spot.  The driest corn we have today is at 32% moisture.  It looks like […]

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Got Our August Rain!

Things are looking good around the farm.  Yesterday we received our “million dollar” August rain.  Rainfall totals for the day were 1-3″ depending on the farm.  We lucked out and missed the winds and heavy rains that some had during yesterday’s storms.  All the corn has now been sprayed by airplane with a fungicide.  Disease […]

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