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Ground Work 2022: Planting Underway in Missouri

Neal BredehoeftMay 3, 2022

A weather pattern bringing high winds and small amounts of rain at a time, like just 5 cm, or .2 inches, has slowed our start…

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Ground Work 2022: Meet Missouri Farmer Neal Bredehoeft

Laura TempleMar 29, 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: 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: Weather Slows Iowa Harvest

Tim BardoleNov 11, 2021

After managing drought conditions all season, we received more than 13 cm, or 5 inches, of rain the last week of October. Two different systems…