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Ground Work 2021: Cool, Wet Kentucky Weather Slows Progress

Caleb RaglandJun 17, 2021

The rains that started coming in late April have continued. Heavy rains, along with ongoing cool temperatures, has made this spring challenging. We finished planting…

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Ground Work 2021: North Dakota Crops Emerging, Need Rain

Matt GastJun 16, 2021

This year, we finished planting all our fields – both soybeans and corn – by May 27, roughly two weeks earlier than average. It’s also…

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Ground Work 2021: Wrapping up Michigan Planting Season

Laurie IsleyJun 4, 2021

We finished planting soybeans in mid-May, and we terminated all our cover crops prior to crop emergence. Corn planting was completed on May 24. It…

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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: Planting Delays in Illinois

Daryl CatesMay 26, 2021

After a good start to planting, rains at the end of April and the beginning of May interrupted us and kept us out of the…

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Ground Work 2021: Alabama Planting Season

Wendy YeagerMay 18, 2021

We continue to be a bit behind on spring fieldwork because of rain and wet fields, but we are making progress. In late April and…