Tag Archives: soybeans

Farming Smarter with Cover Crops

Last September we seeded our first round of cover crops on roughly 200 acres.  These crops that we will never harvest are probably the most exciting thing on the farm right now for me. What is a Cover Crop A … Continue reading

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Farm Week in Pictures 12/29/2012

It’s been a short farm work week with Christmas, but we still had a lot going on. Take a look to see what we’ve been up to this week!

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Farm Week in Pictures 9/28/12

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Farm Week in Pictures 9/14/2012

Harvest began this week!  And that’s pretty much what we’ve been up to!  In a post earlier this week I talked about what kind of yields we’ve seen so far as a result of the drought.  Different soil types have … Continue reading

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250 Bushel Soybeans

My parents have an exceptional soybean plant near their house.  This plant is actually on the edge of a neighbor’s corn field and has managed to survive the growing season.  Dad counted the pods on this plant estimating an entire … Continue reading

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Farm Week in Pictures 06/01/12

This is a short week after taking Memorial Day off. I spent most of the week hauling corn, both dent and waxy, that we have sold recently. We’ve also had some good progress on getting the old model 45 combine … Continue reading

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Loading the Seed Tender and Planter

Just wanted to make a quick post over lunch today to show how we load bulk seed into our tender that fills the planter.  We can get six boxes loaded into it if needed, but we often just do two … Continue reading

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