We saw both extremes. Whether it was from drought to flood, it was pretty darn close to both of those several times. It was a challenging year. From the start we were wet and cold when we started planting. The best lesson we learned this year was waiting. Once the ground warmed up and got fit we planted and it gave our crops a good start. On from that, we kept scouting and kept track of everything.
It was extremely wet here on my ground in northwestern Pickaway County while corn was coming up. I’m glad I put more nitrogen on and I found places that could’ve used more nitrogen. We had a 4-inch rain event early in the season and I lost some nitrogen. It showed when I was harvesting. The field still made 195, but I think I lost 15 or 20 bushels because of the nitrogen that got away.… Continue readingRead More »