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Ground Work 2021: Planting Soybeans in Michigan

Laurie IsleyMay 5, 2021

We are in full planting mode! We often have limited good days to plant our soybeans and corn, due to spring storms. That means when…

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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: Preparing New York State Fields

Ralph LottApr 26, 2021

In mid-April, we received the rain we had been waiting for to provide some soil moisture. It came with cool temperatures. Our long-term forecast shows…

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Ground Work 2021: Illinois Planting Underway

Daryl CatesApr 26, 2021

Mid-April brought spring rains and below average temperatures to my area along the Mississippi River, in the heart of the United States midwest. The Mississippi…

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2020 Ground Work: Good Growing Conditions in Arkansas

Brad DoyleJul 9, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting, weed control and water management for his farm and Eagle Seed Company.

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2020 Ground Work: Good Weather Makes All the Difference in Indiana

Tom GriffithsJul 7, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on fieldwork progress on his farm, focusing on taking advantage of dramatically improved weather…