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Farm Week in Pictures 08/30/2014

Corn Kernels via thefarmerslife.com

Our crops our changing across the farm.  Summer is coming to a close and fall harvest season will be upon on soon. Seasonal Soybeans We planted some early maturing soybean varieties this year, and many of them are beginning to drop leaves already.  Drier spots started to change in these early beans when we had dry weather […]

What is Waxy Corn?

Waxy corn ear via thefarmerslife.com

We raise both dent and waxy corn on our farm.  Whenever I mention waxy someone inevitably asks me, “What is waxy corn?”  Even other corn growers tend to ask because it is not a large part of the overall corn market.  Here in Indiana there are several markets for waxy corn. What makes it waxy? […]

Farm Week in Pictures 06/07/2014

Fertilizing Popcorn via thefarmerslife.com

I’ve been busy going from farm to farm all week feeding our growing corn crop.  The rest of the crew have been helping me out shuttling around wagons and leaving my truck somewhere close so I can get to lunch and home in the evening.  Enjoy the photos! Hungry Corn This is a fun shot […]

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