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Ground Work 2021: Planting Soybeans in Michigan

Laurie IsleyMay 5, 2021

We are in full planting mode! We often have limited good days to plant our soybeans and corn, due to spring storms. That means when…

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Ground Work 2021: Planters Rolling in Iowa

Tim BardoleMay 3, 2021

We are focused on planting both soybeans and corn right now. When we started planting, conditions were less than ideal. Soil temperatures were cooler than…

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Ground Work 2021: Preparing New York State Fields

Ralph LottApr 26, 2021

In mid-April, we received the rain we had been waiting for to provide some soil moisture. It came with cool temperatures. Our long-term forecast shows…

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Ground Work 2021: Illinois Planting Underway

Daryl CatesApr 26, 2021

Mid-April brought spring rains and below average temperatures to my area along the Mississippi River, in the heart of the United States midwest. The Mississippi…

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Ground Work 2021: Making Progress Between Alabama Rains

Wendy YeagerApr 16, 2021

We have gotten quite a bit of rain this spring. That means our fields are wet, so getting them ready for planting is going slower…

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Ground Work 2021: Fields Nearly Ready for Planting in North Dakota

Matt GastApr 14, 2021

The warm, very dry spring we have had in our area of North Dakota in the United States northern plains has been very different than…