Livingston County

Mark Kerber and his son raise corn and soybeans near Chatsworth in southeastern Livingston County. Mark is one of our longest serving Cropwatchers.

Snow, wind and frigid temperatures started our week. Harvest continued a couple days later. We were fortunate the snow covered the ground and not the ears. It’s been 10 years since we combined with snow on the ground. Many of us completed harvest but there is still plenty to the north. Tilla…

Last week only saw one to two days of harvesting after 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches of rain. Now another 1.5 inches of rain and snow has been added. We have never seen winter weather at Halloween in my lifetime. There is much corn to be harvested yet and a few fields of soybeans around. Most of cor…

Another great week of harvesting. Only a few sprinkles slowed us down. Great weather for producers with soybeans left has given them a chance to get them out. Corn harvest is progressing as most of us got into our June planting. The last May full-season corn got down to 18.5% while June is n…