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User Picture Blair Bennis
  • 1280
  • Hancock County Ohio

Fall Burndown

 
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I’ve been urging growers in my area to consider fall spraying, including a residual, to mitigate chemical shortages. What’s the conversation like in your area?

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3205
  • Dallas County, Iowa

Record Soybean Harvest Projected for Iowa

 
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A record 611 million bushel soybean crop with average yields of 61 bushels/acre is forecast for Iowa. See following article for numerous reports from Iowa farmers, with some citing just-in-time August rains and improved genetics for much better than expected yields despite the d…

User Picture Brian Bourquard
  • 30
  • California

Corn / soy harvest

 
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I have seen that 2021 might be a huge corn harvest - checking in with people closer to the midwest if that's the case? How are farmers managing the supply chain disruptions with respect to off-take and storage?

User Picture Paul Carter
  • 2240
  • Polk County, Iowa

How much tillage is needed this fall? Is tillage needed this fall?

 
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At 10 p.m. this past Monday night while headed south in northern Iowa on the freeway I noticed a farmer doing what appeared to be chisel plow tillage after corn harvest in the dark by tractor light. I wondered about the purpose and the urgency on October 11 of this tillage opera…

User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 970
  • Champaign County, Illinois

National Farmer's Day

 
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Happy National Farmer's Day - YES, let's celebrate how special this industry is and how important it is! Have a great day.

 

 

User Picture Gina Tumbarello
  • 1060
  • Noblesville, IN

US Renews Trade Talks with China

 
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Last week, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai spoke at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event, where she outlined the Biden administration’s intentions to holistically address U.S. trading relations with China, with the ultimate “vision” to create a “worker…

User Picture Eduardo Moncayo
  • 90
  • Palm Beach, Florida

Agriculture/Farm Labor Shortage

 
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I would like to create a discussion about the shortage of farm labor I am seeing down here in Florida. I would like to know if other areas of the country are seeing the same thing. We are having a hard time trying to get new people for labor and tractor drivers, for part-time, f…

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3205
  • Dallas County, Iowa

What's Your Experience with Relay Cropping? A New Way to Improve Profitability by Double Cropping in Cold Climates

 
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Check out these two articles on 'Relay Cropping,' an innovative new cropping system that allows for double cropping by harvesting a taller crop (typically a small grain like rye or barley) above the canopy of a shorter crop (typically soybeans.

Relay cropping helps Iowa farmer r…

User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2185
  • Boone County, IN

Grain Weevil Robot

 
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Curious if anyone has any experience with the Grain Weevil?  Is this a solution that you might try in supporting grain bin safety? Thoughts anyone?  Thanks!