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Ground Work 2022:Planting Double-Crop Soybeans in Illinois

Lynn Rohrscheib|Aug 2, 2022

After a late spring, we finished planting our crops at the beginning of June. But now it is dry, and our crops really need a…

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Ground Work 2022:Hot, Dry Mississippi Weather Stresses Catfish and Crops

Philip Good|Jul 9, 2022

Our cool, stormy early spring has been followed by a stretch of dry weather in our area of the U.S. South. We have received limited…

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Ground Work 2022:Rains Delay Indiana Soybean Planting

Mike Koehne|Jun 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 Rohrscheib|Jun 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 Koehne|May 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 Good|May 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 Bredehoeft|May 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 Strickland|Apr 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…

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Factors Driving 2022 U.S. Planting Decisions

Mac Marshall|Mar 25, 2022

U.S. farmers are receiving a variety of market signals as the 2022 planting season approaches. The combination of strong crop prices and high input costs…

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Ground Work 2021:Planting Double-Crop Soybeans in Kentucky

Caleb Ragland|Jul 15, 2021

We had a short break of a couple weeks at the beginning of June before we were busy in the field again. We started winter…