Deklab County

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Ryan Frieders is a second-generation Cropwatcher. Ryan and his father, Ron, grow corn and soybeans on their farm near Waterman..

We have been busy trying to spray soybeans for the final time between the showers that have been popping up every couple days. An airplane also sprayed fungicide on some of our corn that was damaged by hail. Corn has almost completed pollination. Soybeans are starting to set pods. Hay is gro…

It’s been another hot week here. With neighbors’ help, we cut the hayfield we planted this spring to make oat hay. It was then baled and put up in the shed. Everyone who helped worked really hard, even in the heat, and it couldn’t have gone any better. We also have been busy washing and waxi…