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Ground Work 2021: New York State Crops Emerging Well

Ralph LottJun 21, 2021

Despite our late start to planting, we were able to get all our soybeans planted by June 4, a week after we finished planting corn.…

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Ground Work 2021: Finally Starting to Plant in New York State

Ralph LottMay 18, 2021

After a dry winter, we received quite a bit of moisture in late April and early May. The wet weather forced us to delay planting…

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Ground Work 2021: Preparing New York State Fields

Ralph LottApr 26, 2021

In mid-April, we received the rain we had been waiting for to provide some soil moisture. It came with cool temperatures. Our long-term forecast shows…

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Ground Work 2021: Working to Continuously Improve in New York State

Ralph LottMar 31, 2021

New York state farmer Ralph Lott describes building custom strip-till equipment in a Ground Work 2021 update. He also shares how he makes soybean and…