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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 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 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 Sean McMahon
  • 3205
  • Dallas County, Iowa
User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 970
  • Champaign County, Illinois
User Picture Kent Bennis
  • 2470
  • Delmar, Iowa

Green Stems and 8% Soybeans

 
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https://youtu.be/5QsSU66MCRQ

It's been a challenging Soybean harvest season.  Soybean plants didn't mature correctly with the drought conditions.  The stems stayed green and the beans dried down to 8%.  Were giving up 4-5 bushels per acre in water weight with soybeans this dry. …

User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 970
  • Champaign County, Illinois

Tuesday Topic: Harvest - Part 2

 
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Instead of a video, I took a drive to share Harvest in Action here in Central Illinois today. Feel free to share how harvest is shaping up where you are.

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User Picture Brock Welch
  • 110
  • Colwich, Kansas