Tag: Drought

2012 in review

Happy New Year and thanks to everyone who has visited this blog in 2012!  Here’s a rundown of some stats provided by WordPress.  I had more than double the traffic here than I did in 2011.  Let’s see if we can double it again in 2013!  Thanks again for reading, commenting, sharing, and subscribing.  See […]

2012 Drought Effect on Corn Yield

Yesterday we finished harvesting our first field after this long summer of drought.  The end result was a nice surprise with the yield monitor in the combine showing 151 bushels per acre average.  I saw yields in this field anywhere from 30 bushles to just over 300 in what are normally low, wet spots.  Based […]

Drought then Hail

Hail Damaged Soybeans via thefarmerslife.com

The Southern part of our county experienced a large hail storm two days ago.  The storm caused some significant damage to crops.  I went for a drive this afternoon so I figured I would drive to the affected area and snap a few pictures.  Harvest is going to be difficult due to the damage not […]

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