Pulaski County

Ken Taake farms with his brothers in the rolling hills and creek bottoms of Pulaski County in extreme Southern Illinois. They produce corn, soybeans, and wheat. Ken is among four original Crop…

Last week featured rain on Friday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Although some days were only trace amounts, there were certainly no days of fieldwork. Corn which has emerged is yellow from all the rain. Sure could use some warm, dry weather. Have a safe week. 

Only one day of fieldwork since my last report. We are down to about 20 acres of corn to plant, which is scattered across

We managed to get a couple of days in the field this week. We are down to less than 100 acres of corn to plant and started planting soybeans. With rain and cooler temperatures expected, I don't know how long it will be before we get back into the field. Take time to stay safe in this busy season.

After rain April 23, again on Sunday and then Wednesday, fieldwork was much slower this week. We managed to spray some corn ground Monday, but didn't plant any since my last report. With rain in the forecast again for Sunday and Tuesday, fieldwork may be at a minimum again this week. Take ti…