Farm Week in Pictures 10/18/2014

Popcorn Harvest via thefarmerslife.com

We kept somewhat busy during a wet week.  Rain kept us away from harvest Sunday through Saturday.  Our farm has been really wet. Wet Week View the story “East 80 Wet” on Storify High water alert.  Just 2″ of rain made everything wet.  Our soils have been close to saturated since heavy rains came ahead […]

Farm Week Pictures 10/11/2014

Indiana Sunset via thefarmerslife.com

Light rains came to the farm during the week, but we weren’t kept out of the fields for long.  We made some good progress on harvest, and finished Saturday night with the start of popcorn harvest. Harvest Weather Wet weather has made harvest slow, but fall always offers up some picture-worthy sights. A nice shot […]

Farmer Perspective on Dr. Oz, GMO, and Enlist Duo

Dr. Oz Ruffles Feathers with Herbicide Drift via thefaremrslife.com

Following right on the heels of USDA’s decision to deregulate Dow Agroscience’s Enlist corn, Enlist soybeans and Enlist E3 soybean traits The Dr. Oz Show aired a segment on the coming supposed dangers that will accompany the new herbicide formulation called Enlist Duo pending EPA approval. I received several messages through social media about the show so I set […]

Farm Week in Pictures 09/20/2014

Soybean Harvest via thefarmerslife.com

It’s transition into harvest week on the farm!  We got most of three early maturity soybean fields harvested.  I say most because summer ended in a rainy fashion, and there are some areas we just can’t drive the combine right now.  Another soaker came through Saturday night which will slow down our slow start a […]