Peoria County

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Mary farms with her husband, Jacob, in Marshall and Peoria counties. They have two children, Kayla and Kyle.

The beautiful weather continues. The good news is a lot of beans have been picked. Many farmers are wrapping up beans and moving to corn. Yields continue to be quite variable. The bad news is the combination of dry weather and strong winds created perfect conditions for field and combine fir…

Great weather for soybean cutting. Unfortunately the yields aren't as good as we hoped. Two broken combines rounded out a disappointing couple days. The beautiful weather should be drying out our corn while we work on beans. Forecast shows several more days of nice temperatures.  Stay safe e…

Combines are rolling countywide. Yields are all over the place. Corn moisture is still above 20%. Hopefully, we can get some good weather to dry the corn and pick the beans.

Harvest is here! Jake opened up a field of 108-day corn, and it was shelling at 23%. That is our driest field at the moment, with corn testing just shy of 30% in some fields. Hopefully, things will dry down soon, but it's time to run and the dryer isn't just a lawn ornament right? On a side …