Ralph Lott

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Ground Work 2021:Planting Cover Crops into New York State Soybeans

Ralph Lott|Sep 23, 2021

Our crops are maturing quickly. We had several days with a little rain through the first half of September. Then we had a few warm,…

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Ground Work 2021:Growing Soybeans and Markets in New York State

Ralph Lott|Aug 31, 2021

Our crops continue to look good. The weather in our area of the U.S. Northeast has been dry, but our soybeans and corn haven’t been…

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Ground Work 2021:Harvest Finishing Early in New York State

Ralph Lott|Nov 24, 2021

It has been a very wet fall in our area of the U.S. northeast. And, the cooler temperatures and shorter days that come with this…

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Ground Work 2021:Soybeans Thriving in New York State

Ralph Lott|Jul 30, 2021

Our crops are looking good. Although the weather has been dry, we have consistently been getting enough rain to help the crops grow. So far,…

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Ground Work 2021:New York State Soybean Harvest Going Smoothly

Ralph Lott|Oct 26, 2021

  My family is well into soybean harvest, and so far yields have been above average. With about three-fourths of the soybeans in our storage…

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Ground Work 2021:New York State Crops Emerging Well

Ralph Lott|Jun 21, 2021

Despite our late start to planting, we were able to get all our soybeans planted by June 4, a week after we finished planting corn.…

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Ground Work 2021:Preparing New York State Fields

Ralph Lott|Apr 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:Meet New York Farmer Ralph Lott

USSEC Staff Writer|Feb 16, 2021

Ralph Lott farms with his wife and two sons in New York State. He will share Ground Work 2021 updates on USSOY.org throughout the growing…