11.4.12 – Field Activities!

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10.20.12- Newsletter Release and Farm Update

Our latest newsletter has now been uploaded to the site.  Please find the link within our “Newsletters” page on the site.   Throughout the year, our activities transition with the seasons.  With the crop all harvested, the planning for 2013 is in full swing.  For corn fields that will be planted back to corn in […]

9.25.12 – Harvest Progress

  Since our last update, harvest has moved along at a rapid pace.  We are excited to report that all corn has been harvested, and we are 25% complete with soybeans.  Soybean yields have been better than expected.  During the last week of April, we planted 15% of our soybean crop… stopping due to a rain event.  The remainder of […]

9.1.12 – Updates from around the Farm

Corn harvest is progressing, and we are currently a little over 1/3 complete.  Friday night brought rain from hurricane Issac into our area… roughly 6″!  The rainfall came gradually, without high winds, and the soil received a much-needed drink.  We have continued to haul lime to field sites, and anticipate resuming harvest in the coming week. […]

8.23.12- Harvest Update

Harvest has arrived!  We began corn harvest on August 20th, and things have moved along over the past week.  Yields have been all across the board… soil type, planting date, corn hybrid variety, crop practices and rainfall have all been key components to yield. This summer marked our first experience with storing dry fertilizer on-farm… […]

7.13.12 – Farm Activities

We still haven’t received rain, and the crops prospects are deteriorating as harvest approaches. The upside in corn no longer exists, but we are optimistic that rain could maintain what yield is currently present.  The soybean crop is also in a crucial stage of development… rain could definitely allow for an average crop, but the […]

6.1.12 – Newsletter Release!

We have recently loaded our most recent newsletter to the site.  Please view the file on our Newsletter Page!

5.31.12 – Mowing roadsides

                                                                 

5.14.15 – Field Activities

What a great past week of weather!  We are excited to have all soybeans planted as of May 11th!  Currently we are sidedressing corn and preparing to spray the growing corn crop.  I’ve included a few pictures of our sidedressing operation in action… this year we are using a 60 foot wide applicator for 28% liquid […]

5.1.12 – Update

The 2012 growing season has progressed much smoother than the past few years.  Unseasonably warm weather provided excellent opportunities to plant corn in a historically early timeframe.  I am excited to share that we completed planting corn on April 24th, and soybean planting is now 20% complete.  Rains over the weekend suspended field activities, but […]