Corn

Jerry's got some hardy corn
Tuesday afternoon when I was out to the farm I took this picture. I admit it looks a little strange. Why would there be corn growing in a lawn? Early in the spring when I am getting the planter ready I always like to check out the monitor. You do not want to wait until you start planting corn because if there is a problem it might take a few days to get it fixed...
Time To Move Corn
The past couple of weekends I took advantage of the nice weather to haul corn. I had some hedges in December I rolled to March and recently fixed the basis. I have a neighbor just down the road three-quarters of a mile who needs to buy corn for their hog operation...
Get your corn inside
Wednesday afternoon I was hauling beans to the elevator and they had a crew there picking up their corn pile. There was a lot of corn piled outside this fall in Minnesota because we had a very good crop. It is not unusual to see a pile of corn by an elevator for a short time in the fall...
Jerry's got good corn
Late last week, Stephen came home from Pittsburgh for a few days. He wanted to go out to the farm and see grandpa and grandma. He also wanted to see the crops as he spent a lot of time driving tractor growing up. He and grandpa took the Gator and drove to all the farms...
Jerry's first selfie
Last Saturday I went out to the farm to check the crops and get the planter ready to plant beans. My peas should be harvested around the fifth of July and, weather permitting, I am going to plant beans and hope for the best. It is getting late to plant beans, but I am going to try anyway...
Seed Corn Should Be Planted
I finished working over my corn ground yesterday evening, and today, with a little luck, I will get the last 80 acres of corn planted. That is barring any breakdowns. I did plant some corn on April 18 about 36 hours before the really cold weather...
Market Report: Corn and Beans Start the Week Lower
Corn was hit hard today, closing down about 7 cents. Wheat was really hit, closing down about 30 cents. That probably pulled corn down, too. Export Inspections were reported at 855,766 MT, which was down from last week at 1.039 MMT. This afternoon the USDA reported planting progress for corn at 2 percent compared to the average for this date of 5 percent...

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