Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Mark Watson
Panhandle no-till educator 

No-till notes — don’t know why

 


Last week I wrote about the wind storm that caused a lot of damage to the corn crop in our region. From what I understand the damage was pretty wide spread east and south of the Panhandle as well. I also spoke with a producer in central South Dakota who said their area suffered loss as well from the wind.

We observed on our farm that our corn appeared to withstand the high winds better than some of the neighbor’s corn and I really don’t have a good reason why this would be. We had plenty of loss from the corn breaking over and ears rattling off the stalks, but we didn’t have the devas...



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