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Ground Work 2021: Planting Cover Crops into New York State Soybeans

Ralph LottSep 23, 2021

Our crops are maturing quickly. We had several days with a little rain through the first half of September. Then we had a few warm,…

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Ground Work 2021: Growing Soybeans and Markets in New York State

Ralph LottAug 31, 2021

Our crops continue to look good. The weather in our area of the U.S. Northeast has been dry, but our soybeans and corn haven’t been…

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Ground Work 2021: Soybeans Thriving in New York State

Ralph LottJul 30, 2021

Our crops are looking good. Although the weather has been dry, we have consistently been getting enough rain to help the crops grow. So far,…

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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…