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Ground Work 2022: Rains Delay Indiana Soybean Planting

Mike KoehneJun 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…

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Ground Work 2022: Soybeans Off to Strong Start in Missouri

Neal BredehoeftJun 21, 2022

At this stage of the growing season, the crops in our area of the U.S. Midwest look really good. So far, we’ve had ample moisture.…

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Ground Work 2022: North Carolina Livestock and Crops Growing

Reggie StricklandJun 17, 2022

While I know that many areas of the U.S. are desperate for the rain to stop, in our area of the Southeast, we are desperate…

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Ground Work 2022: Illinois Planting Challenged by Rains and Supply Chain Uncertainty

Lynn RohrscheibJun 10, 2022

Spring has been wet and cool in our area of Illinois, in the heart of the U.S. Midwest. Rains limited the amount of fieldwork we…

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Ground Work 2022: Planting Minnesota Foodbeans in Ideal Conditions

Keith SchraderJun 3, 2022

The pattern of regular rainfall that started in late March has continued throughout the spring in our region of Minnesota, in the upper U.S. Midwest.…

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Ground Work 2022: Weather Adjusts Michigan Planting

David WilliamsMay 27, 2022

Farmers rely on the weather, but we also must adjust to what the weather allows. We’ve had to do quite a bit of adapting based…