Still Wet and Cool…. The Holding Pattern Continues

Since the first of the the month we have had 1.7″ of precipitation.  The fields are saturated and if the weather would cooperate with some warmth and sunshine we are still, at least, a week from field work.  We’ve stayed busy cleaning up trees, burning some CRP, and finishing up some prep work on equipment.  […]

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Still wet, but getting closer!

This last week we finally have had some warm temperatures.  The month of March brought us over 5 inches of rain.  The rye cover crop has greened up and it was dry enough mid-week to get out there and spray it.  Hopefully we get a few more warm days and the herbicide does its job. […]

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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 […]

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A Welcome Break from Harvest

We had been at it for exactly three weeks when Thursday night’s rains came in.  Harvest has been going well.  Breakdowns have been few and the weather has cooperated.  The only hiccups in harvest so far have been elevator and storage problems.   We have the corn crop out and are nearly half done with […]

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2018 Harvest Gets Hot

The harvest officially got started here at JAMF on Friday.  The early 109 day corn we planted had dried down to under 20% moisture.  Yields are near our 5 year average, as expected, to slightly above.  The later corn that we got into yesterday was already under 20% as well.  This dry heat that’s been […]

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