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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: Iowa Planting Preparation Dictated by 2020 Derecho

Tim BardoleApr 1, 2021

On August 10, 2020, our farm was hit by a derecho, a fast-moving storm with straight-line winds that reached speeds over 160 kilometers per hour, or 100 miles per hour. It was described…

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2020 Ground Work: Harvesting Below-Average Yields in Iowa

Lindsay GreinerOct 14, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean and corn harvest with below-average yields and raising pigs.

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2020 Ground Work: Iowa Harvest Getting Underway

Lindsay GreinerSep 10, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean and corn drought stress, starting harvest and raising pigs.

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2020 Ground Work: Iowa Crops Need Rain

Lindsay GreinerAug 18, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean and corn crop progress, the need for rain, drought stress and raising…

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Iowa Soybean Association Receives 2020 U.S. Water Prize

Iowa Soybean AssociationAug 10, 2020

The Iowa Soybean Association recently was awarded the 2020 U.S. Water Prize for Outstanding Nonprofit from the U.S. Water Alliance, recognizing their watershed analysis and…