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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: 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: Soybean Planting Progressing in Indiana

Mike KoehneMay 20, 2022

This spring has been a challenge — and that’s not just because of the wet, cool weather we had throughout April. I tore the meniscus…

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Ground Work 2022: Cool, Stormy Weather Slows Catfish Growth and Planting

Philip GoodMay 13, 2022

This spring, we’ve had an unusual number of strong storms in our area of the Southern U.S. Starting in mid-March, we had below-average temperatures, cloud…

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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: Cool Temperatures Slow North Carolina Planting

Reggie StricklandApr 29, 2022

April weather has been cooler than average in our area of the southeastern U.S., with temperatures dipping below 4°C, or 40°F, in the middle of…