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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: Illinois Planting Underway

Daryl CatesApr 26, 2021

Mid-April brought spring rains and below average temperatures to my area along the Mississippi River, in the heart of the United States midwest. The Mississippi…

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Ground Work 2021: Making Progress Between Alabama Rains

Wendy YeagerApr 16, 2021

We have gotten quite a bit of rain this spring. That means our fields are wet, so getting them ready for planting is going slower…

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Ground Work 2021: Fields Nearly Ready for Planting in North Dakota

Matt GastApr 14, 2021

The warm, very dry spring we have had in our area of North Dakota in the United States northern plains has been very different than…

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Ground Work 2021: Getting Kentucky Fields Ready to Plant

Caleb RaglandApr 9, 2021

March brought plenty of rain to our area of central Kentucky, in the southern United States. We have been repairing waterways in our rolling fields…

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Ground Work 2021: Spring Preparation and Sustainability in Michigan

Laurie IsleyApr 8, 2021

The unseasonably warm, dry March in our area of Michigan, in the eastern United States midwest, has us anxious to start planting, but it still…