Tim Bardole

U.S. Soybean Farmer



U.S. Soy Farmers Sustainably Solve Some of Society’s Biggest Challenges

Tim Bardole|Apr 15, 2022

This piece was originally published on www.AgriPulse.com. U.S. Soy farmers play an important role in supporting food security, reliably delivering high-quality food and feed to…

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Ground Work 2021:Finishing This Season and Preparing for Next Year in Iowa

Tim Bardole|Dec 14, 2021

The weather has been a challenge in our area of the U.S. Midwest throughout 2021. Thankfully, it cooperated enough in November to allow us to…

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Ground Work 2021:Iowa Weather Compressing Growing Season, Yield

Tim Bardole|Sep 10, 2021

Our crops look like they put up a good fight this year, but they have reached the point of shutting down biological processes for the…

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Ground Work 2021:Weather Slows Iowa Harvest

Tim Bardole|Nov 11, 2021

After managing drought conditions all season, we received more than 13 cm, or 5 inches, of rain the last week of October. Two different systems…

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Ground Work 2021:Heat and Drought Stressing Iowa Soybeans

Tim Bardole|Aug 9, 2021

It is still very dry in our area of Iowa in the U.S. Midwest. The crops still look ok right now, but they are on…

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Ground Work 2021:Moisture Dictating Iowa Soybean Growth

Tim Bardole|Jul 14, 2021

The weather has been extremely dry in our area of Iowa, and that has slowed crop growth. Both our soybeans and corn are now growing…

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Ground Work 2021:Iowa Soybeans Outyielding Expectations

Tim Bardole|Oct 6, 2021

This season was dry and challenging in our area of the U.S. Midwest. But now that we are harvesting, we are seeing that both our…

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Ground Work 2021:Iowa Soybeans Emerging

Tim Bardole|Jun 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 Bardole|May 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 Bardole|Apr 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…