Daryl Bridenbaugh

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Posts by Daryl Bridenbaugh

Beginning to harvest weak crops

Some of the corn here is ready to harvest. The stalks are extremely weak. Most of the soybeans are going to need two to four weeks before they are....More

Cool, wet weather on Ohio farm

We have been having cool late-September-type weather with plenty of rain. The community I live in looks like the Garden of Eden in comparison to....More

Major wind damage on NW Ohio farm

We had lots of damage to our farm buildings from the June 20 windstorm. An airport nearby clocked wind gusts up to 121 mph with sustained winds of....More

Saved by my cell phone

A month ago I was putting liquid nitrogen on our corn fields. I stopped at my home and partially filled my tank and talked to my wife and then left....More

End of corn planting on a northwest Ohio farm

We finished planting corn on April 24. Everything was working so smoothly that I wish I would have had more corn acres to plant. I had a....More

Getting the planter in the field

This week there was a lot of dust flying in NW Ohio. I would guess that 2% of the corn has been planted.  My family started planting on....More

Big tillage week in NW Ohio

This was a big week for tillage in NW Ohio. Tractors rolled every day....More

Spring improvement projects

We have had the first dry weather here in Ohio since late summer of last year.  Tractors were rolling in the fields in the last of March....More

Unbelievable March temperatures

I have never seen weather this warm in March! And I seriously doubt that I ever will again. Some corn has been planted near Van Wert, Ohio, and I....More

The winter that never was

This is turning out to be the winter that never was.  We've had temperatures in the 50's the last several days.  Our soil in Ohio....More