Contributors

Mike Koehne

U.S. Soybean Farmer
American Soybean Association

First-generation farmer Mike Koehne and his wife Jill farm 900 acres near Greensburg, Indiana, with their son Luke. They raise high oleic soybeans that go to Frito Lay, food-grade soybeans shipped via container to Japan and Taiwan, food-grade corn for dry millers in Japan and non-GMO corn for the Kentucky bourbon market. He also operates a farm drainage business. The Koehnes have four children, Rebecca, Luke, Logan and Caroline.

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Protecting Indiana Soybean Yield Potential

Mike KoehneAug 16, 2022

Despite planting delays due to rain followed by hot, dry weather, our crops don’t look too bad. Summer conditions have been tough in our area…

Continuous Improvement

Ground Work 2022: Rains Delay Indiana Soybean Planting

Mike KoehneJun 28, 2022

This spring has continued to be a challenge in our area of the U.S. Midwest. We started planting on May 10, and we successfully planted…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Soybean Planting Progressing in Indiana

Mike KoehneMay 20, 2022

This spring has been a challenge — and that’s not just because of the wet, cool weather we had throughout April. I tore the meniscus…