Filed under Around the Farm by La-Lyn on June 18, 2016 at 3:07 pm
What's Happening... The hot items on the agenda these days are finishing up roadside mowing, cleaning up equipment, shipping corn and post spraying the soybeans when conditions are fit. La-Lyn Farms raises 100% ngmo soybeans which means that the selection of herbicides is limited and timeliness of application very important. The kids are having a ball this summer and the boys love hanging out around the shop learning the ropes and going swimming any chance they get! The crops are...
Filed under Crop Udates by La-Lyn on June 9, 2016 at 9:43 pm
Here is some pics of our Frost Damaged Crops... [caption id="attachment_679" align="alignnone" width="300"] This is one of our few frost damaged corn fields. Thankfully it was only a few rows along the grassy edges.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_677" align="alignnone" width="300"] They say that it will grow out of this... It will be fun to watch and see how it reacts.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_700" align="alignnone" width="297"] A closeup and personal view of a frostbite soybean cotyledon.[/caption]
Filed under Around the Farm by La-Lyn on June 9, 2016 at 9:08 pm
We finished Planting corn except the cover crop ground on May 22, 2016. It took a full three days longer for our fields with cover crops to dry out. The experts said that it was because we didn't wait to spray and plant green. There is always a risk to whichever way you choose it seems and the weather does not always allow you to operate under ideal circumstances. We finished planting soybeans on May 24. Since this time we...