Harvest is a great time to analyze the past growing season and review what you did or didn’t do to make it a success. Whether the weather was good or bad, whether you had a great crop or a crop that was not so great, you played a big part in the results. Take aContinue Reading
Are You Happy With What You See This Year?
As harvest approaches, farmers start looking more closely at their crops and how they’re likely to yield once their combines roll. They begin to notice certain things that impact the crop in each field during the growing season, which are now visible as the crop matures. Stalk quality, disease levels, plant health, drought tolerance, andContinue Reading
How Are Your SoyBean’s Looking? (Crop Update August 18, 2022)
Some of the variables we are seeing based on planting dates and maturity: The late April planted beans tend to have nodes at the bottom of the plant that are barren or sparse which is not typical for April beans The nodes are close together which is good The late April planting tends to haveContinue Reading
How Did Your Crop Handle the 1,000 Variables? (Crop Update August 8, 2022)
We got off to the best start I’ve seen in over 30 years. Most growers were patient, waiting to plant until soil conditions were right. Post planting scores on our bushels per 1000 plant system showed it; averaging 7.3 to 8 bushels per 1000 consistently. Those are also some of the best scores we’ve seenContinue Reading