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Ground Work 2021: Post-Harvest Planning in Michigan Supports Sustainable Practices Next Year

Laurie IsleyDec 30, 2021

We finished harvesting our crops in mid-November. Wet weather slowed all farmers in our region of the eastern U.S. Midwest, so after we finished combining…

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Ground Work 2021: With Kentucky Harvest Finished, It’s Time to Plan for Next Season

Caleb RaglandDec 21, 2021

It was a long, wet fall. Rain continued to slow soybean harvest. We finally finished cutting soybeans on November 30. In our area of the…

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Ground Work 2021: Harvest Finishing Early in New York State

Ralph LottNov 24, 2021

It has been a very wet fall in our area of the U.S. northeast. And, the cooler temperatures and shorter days that come with this…

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Ground Work 2021: Harvesting Kentucky Double-Crop Soybeans

Caleb RaglandNov 19, 2021

It’s been a long fall. We continue to be delayed by rains, so we are now about three weeks behind schedule. For the first time…

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Ground Work 2021: Cover Crops Emerging as Michigan Harvest Continues

Laurie IsleyNov 11, 2021

Dry weather allowed us to get an early start on harvest. But the weather changed, as it often does. October brought wet weather, and it…

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Ground Work 2021: New York State Soybean Harvest Going Smoothly

Ralph LottOct 26, 2021

  My family is well into soybean harvest, and so far yields have been above average. With about three-fourths of the soybeans in our storage…