Author Archive for Brian

Corn Sidedress Nitrogen Rate Test

Fertilizing corn is one of the largest expenses on our farm, and Nitrogen (N) is the biggest contributor to that cost.  Over that last few seasons we have changed our N program quite a bit with goals of improving corn yield, more effective application timing, and reducing costs. In recent years we have stepped away […]

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Keep Calm and Farm on!

So yeah.  It’s September 30th, 2013 and there’s talk of a government shutdown at midnight tonight if Congress doesn’t pull it together.  Also the Farm Bill (which is really just a continuation of the old bill because Congress can’t manage to even get a Farm Bill done once every 5 years!) expires tonight. BUT! The […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 09/21/2013

It’s almost time to reap what we’ve sown on the farm this year.  But not quite.  We’ll start harvesting next week at least a little bit if not all out.  This past week we’ve checked on the maturing crop, sealed up grain bins, and prepped our equipment.  Take a look! Corn from Above I always […]

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First Visit to a North Carolina Cotton Farm

I’ve never seen a cotton field first hand.  Not up close and personal anyway.  I’ve seen a few from afar while cruising the interstate in Arizona, but that doesn’t really count.  Last week I was lucky enough to be in North Carolina attending the AgChat Foundation Conference along with my cotton loving friend Janice Person. […]

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