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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: Cutting Alabama Soybeans and Preparing for Next Year

Wendy YeagerDec 9, 2021

We finally finished harvesting our soybeans on November 24, marking the end of our very long harvest season. We started harvesting single-season soybeans on November…

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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: Harvest and Fieldwork Finished in Illinois

Daryl CatesNov 18, 2021

I am finished with fieldwork for 2021. Yield-wise, this has been the best overall year in my 40-plus-year farming career. However, it has held plenty…

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Ground Work 2021: Harvesting Alabama Crops

Wendy YeagerNov 5, 2021

We are in the heart of harvest season, though occasional rains slow us down. I spend most days in a tractor or combine, gathering our…

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Ground Work 2021: Harvesting Soybeans in Illinois

Daryl CatesOct 25, 2021

Wet weather has slowed down harvest and other fall fieldwork in my area along the Mississippi River in the heart of the U.S. Midwest. As…