Author: Brian Scott

What is Waxy Corn?

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? […]

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5 Things We Don’t Do on the Farm

I’m always posting about what we do on the farm, but I never say much about what we are not doing.  That makes sense, right?  Of course it does.  However, there are practices and equipment that I think we could be using or at least would like to use in the future. Solar Power Our […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 06/28/2014

Summer is officially on at the farm!  June is coming to a close, and that means wheat harvest cannot be far off.  Other jobs still keep us busy, but we’ll be spending a few days in the field soon bringing in the wheat harvest and planting soybeans right behind it.  Take a look at what […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 06/07/2014

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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Where Did Your Oscar Party Popcorn Come From?

Are you hosting or attending an Oscar party tonight?  If so maybe you’ll be partaking in the popular movie treat known as popcorn, and there’s some small chance our family farm may have raised that popcorn!  Each year we dedicate somewhere between 10-15% of our acreage to popcorn production.  Growing popcorn isn’t much different from […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 02/22/2014

This is pretty much a soybean exclusive Farm Week in Pictures. The majority of our time this week was devoted to hauling a bin full of soybeans 21 miles away to Remington Seeds who we’ve been raising seed beans with for a few years now. We are growing seed for two companies now, and in […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 02/15/2014

Our farm got back in the air, visited the tractor doctor, did some travelling, and continued to haul grain during this Valentine’s Day week.  Let’s take a look at the action! Flying High Again My Phantom 2 returned from a trip back to Aerial Media Pros in California.  I sent it back for two reasons. […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 12/14/2013

This Farm Week in Pictures we had a few projects going on.  This year’s crop is beginning to come out of storage, and we have a bit of a storage issue in one bin.  A tractor needed some work, a bunch of paperwork was started, and we experienced some significant snow. Coming Out of Storage […]

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We Bought The Farm

None of us have shed our mortal coils, but we have bought the farm.  A particular farm anyway.  One field to be exact.  We made an offer on an 88 acre tract Saturday, and it was accepted on Monday.  So we’ll be farming just a bit more in 2014! This farm was put up for […]

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Farm Week in Pictures 11/09/2013

Farm Week in Pictures is changing tunes again.  Harvest all but ended on Monday, and we’ve gone from a single focus of harvesting to all kinds of projects happening this week.  Take a look! Corn Conclusion Getting ready to start one of the final days of corn harvest.  All we have left to cut is […]

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