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Randy Anderson grows corn, soybeans and wheat on his farm near Galatia. He also operates a small cow/calf herd.

WET! That’s the word! No field activity to speak of other than fungicide spraying on wheat, and that was done mostly with aerial rigs. Early-planted corn is looking really good and beans are starting to catch up. Cool weather is forecaste for this week, and maybe dry. 

Little bit slower pace this week in parts of the county. West side got an inch-plus and east side just .2 to .3 of an inch. Still planting going on, but temps are running 10 degrees below normal. Soil temps running in low 50s.

Planting progress really picked up last week. I would say in some areas 30% to 40% is done. A lot of it was beans. A lot of NH3 went on, too. A cooler, wetter week is in the forecast so we will see how the planted crops emerge. I planted a couple hundred acres of beans and finished spraying …

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FarmWeek CropWatcher Randy Anderson of Saline County said soil temperatures are a little bit on the cool side, but this week's forecast calls for increased temperatures. "The starting line gun has been shot and we're going to take advantage of it," he said in this April 5 interview with Rita…

Hello everyone, as we get ready to begin the 2021 season. It’s as interesting as the end of harvest of 2020. Unbelievable crop in ’20 and now great prices for ’21. Finished putting the last of my nitrogen on my wheat, then we started spraying chemicals on corn and bean ground. Winter annuals…