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Ground Work 2021: Iowa Soybeans Emerging

Tim BardoleJun 2, 2021

We finished planting the 2021 crop on May 14. The last field we planted was soybeans we are growing for seed. The local seed company…

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Ground Work 2021: Planters Rolling in Iowa

Tim BardoleMay 3, 2021

We are focused on planting both soybeans and corn right now. When we started planting, conditions were less than ideal. Soil temperatures were cooler than…

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Ground Work 2021: Iowa Planting Preparation Dictated by 2020 Derecho

Tim BardoleApr 1, 2021

On August 10, 2020, our farm was hit by a derecho, a fast-moving storm with straight-line winds that reached speeds over 160 kilometers per hour, or 100 miles per hour. It was described…