This is the first week we have gone without a rain. We have gotten a lot of replant soybeans in the ground this week, and they may even come up since we have had a good week of weather. All the wheat is cut, and almost all the double-crop soybeans are planted. Post spraying is in full swing, with today being the last day to be able to spray dicamba. Hay baling was in full swing this week also. Now all we have to do is see what Barry does to see if we are done for sure. Hope everyone has …

I hope everyone had a good Fourth of July. Around here it seems we can't get the weather pattern to change. We just can't get away from the rain. The wheat is harvested, for the most part. The corn has not got all of its nitrogen on yet, so that means the corn has not all been posted yet. We received so much rain that the replant soybeans will probably not make it again. Today is July 8, and it's too wet to work. That’s not usually a problem in July. I don't know how long guys will just …

Well, we finally got in the field to cut some wheat. Wednesday (June 26) it was dry until our 20% chance of rain came and left us a nice 0.7 of an inch here but left the area with up to 5 inches. So the wheat cutting came to a close for a few days and the posting of corn as well. The spraying was not going too well as we were going rim deep anyway. Now we wait and see if it will dry out with a good weather report for the next week — but it was for this week, as well, and we got hammered.…

Well, guess what: It rained again this week. So far we have had 2.5 inches of rain here from Friday morning until now. On Saturday my wife and I went on a little drive and made a 50-mile half circle and found everywhere we drove had water out in the fields and all of the low spots had been over the roads — highways included. We are looking at having a massive amount of soybean acres replanted in our area — everything that was planted ahead of the last two rain events. It seems to have kn…

Here we go again! This weekend we received 2.5 inches of rain, with our friends to the north of us receiving 3.5 inches. This week looks to be a wipe-off with rain in the forecast almost every day. Soybean planting may be almost done, with people talking of prevent plant again. Wheat in our area is getting close. I heard of a field being cut last Friday that was 17% moisture; with the forecast who knows when we will be able to get in the field to cut. The rain on Father’s Day weekend cam…

Boy, what a difference a week makes with the planting getting going at a large pace. We have gone from maybe 20% planted to I would say 85% done on corn, with a lot of what's left going to prevent-planted acres. On the bean front, I would say we have a large amount done in the short time we have had to plant — maybe 75% planted with a large amount finishing up. The corn that is coming up looks to be a bit spotty in the wet holes, which there seems to be plenty of. The beans haven't been …

Since the last report we haven't changed a lot. The rain just keeps on coming with rain in the forecast for Tuesday night and then a chance for the rest of the week. The farmers around here are going to just plant some corn and soybeans even though the ground is not even close to being right. We planted a little corn just in time to get 2.6 inches on it after it was planted. We tried planting some soybeans today (June 2), but it is so wet, when you pick the planter up the wheels run abou…

I'm sitting here on Thursday, May 23, thinking about what to write about. Since I just had a report Monday, I have had 2.5 inches of rain. Everybody says, “I like your crop report but I'm tired of hearing about all the rain.” Some of the farmers got a little corn and beans in the ground, but I mean very little and now they may want it back in the bag. I have been in this business for 40 years, and I have never seen anything like this one before. A lot of people are starting to bring up p…

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