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Ground Work 2022: Soybean Planting Progressing in Indiana

Mike KoehneMay 20, 2022

This spring has been a challenge — and that’s not just because of the wet, cool weather we had throughout April. I tore the meniscus…

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Ground Work 2022: Cool, Stormy Weather Slows Catfish Growth and Planting

Philip GoodMay 13, 2022

This spring, we’ve had an unusual number of strong storms in our area of the Southern U.S. Starting in mid-March, we had below-average temperatures, cloud…

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Ground Work 2022: Planting Underway in Missouri

Neal BredehoeftMay 3, 2022

A weather pattern bringing high winds and small amounts of rain at a time, like just 5 cm, or .2 inches, has slowed our start…

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Ground Work 2022: Meet Illinois Farmer Lynn Rohrscheib

Laura TempleMay 1, 2022

Throughout the 2022 growing season, USSOY.org will provide regular Ground Work updates from several U.S. soybean farmers around the country. Follow their updates, #GroundWork2022, to…

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Ground Work 2022: Cool Temperatures Slow North Carolina Planting

Reggie StricklandApr 29, 2022

April weather has been cooler than average in our area of the southeastern U.S., with temperatures dipping below 4°C, or 40°F, in the middle of…

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Ground Work 2022: Preparing for Foodbean Planting in Minnesota

Keith SchraderApr 20, 2022

Late March and early April have brought rains to our area of Minnesota, in the upper U.S. Midwest. We’ve been in mild drought, but by…