Not to say that the previous three days uneventful, but from what I am told what I will see today will be things that I have never seen before. Prevented plant acres will begin to show up as I head north from Iowa City and make my way to Rochester, Minnesota. And like yesterday, the fields I will see will not be what they may be in an average year because the planting date for so late due to heavy rains during prime planting windows. There are some farmers in Iowa and Minnesota that has taken the Prevented Plant route for the first time in their careers and some didn’t even know it was part of their contract until being told about the option. Truly unbelievable and I feel for these proud farmers.
Today is a short route for most of the scouts as the road from Iowa City to Rochester isn’t a long one.… Continue readingRead More »