Do you have an itch??

Do you feel the itch? I feel it - the itch to get things planted and watch them grow. But WAIT! It is ONLY April in Iowa - NOT May!! Boy it does feel like May and plantin' time is here. And I'm not the only one who thinks so. The USDA National Agriculture Statistical Service recently sent out a report on theIowa Crops and Weather. I've seen some farmers already planting even though we know the earliest you should plant corn is April 11th. Most of the field work being done is anhydrous and dry fertilizer applications. Many are spreading manure and tilling. But why this urgency to get into … [Read more...]