Farm Show Schedule - 10/2-10/6/23

Coming up next week on The Farm Show...   10/2 am Cole Sanford – Cash Crop Product Specialist @ New Holland  & Jamie Jones – Outreach Coordinator @ IL NRCS &n...

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Farm Show Schedule - 9/25-9/29/23

Coming up next week on The Farm Show...   9/25 am Jennifer Smith – Development Dir. @ IAA Foundation   & Rachel Probst – Mattoon HS FFA Advisor/Grant Winner  ...

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Farm Show Schedule - 9/18-9/22/23

Coming up next week on The Farm Show...   9/18 am Phil Montgomery – Co-Owner @ AM PM Hemp Farm   9/18 noon Jim Reed – Piatt Co Farmer & US Grains Council&n...

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Farm Show Schedule - 9/11-9/15/23

Coming up next week on The Farm Show...   9/11 am Bill Zimmer – Logan/Tazewell Co. Farmer   9/11 noon Greg Souder – Founder @ 360 Yield Center   ...

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Farm Show Schedule - 9/4-9/8/23

Coming up next week on The Farm Show...   9/4 am Jake & Sara Hotze – Effingham Co. FCI Director's Cup Winners   9/4 noon Marion Calmer – Owner @ Calmer...

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Tarspot research

Tar Spot was a minimal disease threat this summer to most of the Cornbelt, unlik

Waterhemp control

IF your waterhemp problem is not resistance, but just plain overwhelming, there

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Dave Mool, Lexington, 09/30/23

The week before last’s reported 3-inch rain actually ended up being 4-plus before it was all said and done, and last week we have maybe accumulated 0.4 inches in as many different shower events....

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Todd Easton, Charleston, 09/30/23

More harvesting and more rain here in Coles County. Very spotty storms came through Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning leaving a couple tenths to over an Inch depending on location. Cornfields are ...

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Jimmy Ayers, Rochester, 09/30/23

Received a half-inch of rain last week, with a trace to 2.5 inches across the county. Corn harvest is 60% to 80% complete across the county. Soybean harvest took off with lots of fields appearing read...

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Daniel Herriott, Sidney, 09/30/23

The rain last week was minimal, but we have been experiencing dense fog several mornings. Most folks have been in corn as the weather just has not been very conducive for soybean cutting. Yields are s...

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Getting fertilizer to the farm gate

Logistics play a key role in getting fertilizer to the farm gate. Each season presents new challenges. Barge and rail play a significant role moving fertilizer from production and import sources to ke...

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