Nov 21, 2011

Harvest in Northwest Ohio winding down

Harvest is winding down in northwest Ohio.  Soybeans are over 90 percent done and corn is around 80 percent done. The community I live in is full of type-A personalities, so nearly everything is done.  If the weather turns dry everyone will be out with chisel plows, but now it is wet enough that there is some question if doing tillage will do any good. I finished my corn harvest on November 19 (about a month later than last year). My corn averaged 175 bu./acre which is way more than we had anticipated. If there is one thing I learned this year it's that farming is an inexact science....More

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