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Ground Work 2022:Finishing a Successful Indiana Harvest

Mike Koehne|Nov 23, 2022

Harvest 2022 has gone well on our farm in the U.S. Midwest. The weather has been beautiful for harvest. The crop yields have been average,…

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Ground Work 2022:Harvesting Minnesota Soy Food Beans to Protect Quality

Keith Schrader|Nov 22, 2022

We have been harvesting for over a month in our area of Minnesota, in the upper U.S. Midwest. Overall, we’ve been happy with our yields,…

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Ground Work 2022:Michigan Soybean Harvest Underway

David Williams|Oct 20, 2022

We started harvesting our soybeans on October 4. Late-season rain in our area of Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest, caused the soybeans to take…

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Ground Work 2022:Connecting with Customers Before Starting Indiana Soybean Harvest

Mike Koehne|Oct 13, 2022

Though conditions have been challenging in our area of the U.S. Midwest, I expect a quality, but average yield, from our 2022 soybean crop. Temperatures…

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Ground Work 2022:Soyfood Beans Maturing Well in Minnesota

Keith Schrader|Sep 14, 2022

Our soyfood beans, commodity soybeans and corn continue to look pretty good, considering the growing season we experienced in our area of Minnesota, in the…

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Ground Work 2022:Timely Rain Boosts Michigan Soybean Yield Potential

David Williams|Aug 23, 2022

In early August, we finally got a good, timely rain in our area of Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest. That was ideal timing for…

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Ground Work 2022:Protecting Indiana Soybean Yield Potential

Mike Koehne|Aug 16, 2022

Despite planting delays due to rain followed by hot, dry weather, our crops don’t look too bad. Summer conditions have been tough in our area…

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Ground Work 2022:Protecting Minnesota Foodbean Quality

Keith Schrader|Jul 23, 2022

Our crops, including our food-grade soybeans, look good right now, though we’re on the short side of getting rain. Our area of Minnesota, in the…

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Ground Work 2022:Weeding and Feeding Michigan Soybeans and Corn

David Williams|Jul 11, 2022

Our weather continues to influence how we are managing the 2022 crop on our farm in Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest. Our crops are…

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Ground Work 2022:Rains Delay Indiana Soybean Planting

Mike Koehne|Jun 28, 2022

This spring has continued to be a challenge in our area of the U.S. Midwest. We started planting on May 10, and we successfully planted…