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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: Meet North Carolina Farmer Reggie Strickland

Laura TempleApr 12, 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 2021: Wet Weather Delays Fall Fieldwork in Kentucky

Caleb RaglandOct 15, 2021

October is usually one of our busiest months. We normally finish shelling corn, plant winter wheat, and start harvesting soybeans. This year, we have been…

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Ground Work 2021: Kentucky Soybeans Maturing and Corn Harvest Starting

Caleb RaglandSep 20, 2021

Both our double-crop soybeans and our corn crop are looking really good. The soybeans are nearly finished blooming, and we have just started shelling corn.…

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Ground Work 2021: Iowa Weather Compressing Growing Season, Yield

Tim BardoleSep 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: Growing Soybeans and Markets in New York State

Ralph LottAug 31, 2021

Our crops continue to look good. The weather in our area of the U.S. Northeast has been dry, but our soybeans and corn haven’t been…