Tag: Crop residue

Farm Week in Pictures 04/19/2014

UAV Farmer Selfie

It’s almost time.  This looks to be the last week we have on the farm ahead of the 2014 planting season.  We are scrambling to get a lot of things done before we hit the fields full-time.  We’ve been tuning up the new field we bought, fertilizing, and doing various jobs that need our attention […]

Farm Week in Pictures 06/02/2013

Soybeans in Cereal Rye

This edition of Farm Week in Pictures takes us into June already!  Planting has been done for over a week now so we are tending to the growing crop.  We sold and delivered some of last year’s crop this week and spent some time between rains fertilizing corn.  The weekend was a wet one so […]

What is No-Till?

Corn Stalks

I recently posted this picture of amassed corn stalk residue on my The Farmer’s Life facebook page with the description “Water has caused crop residue to accumulate in some areas creating a thick mat. In our no-till fields. We may have to burn a few of these to assist the planter in placing seed correctly.” […]

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