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Chet Esther farms in Beardstown, Ill., with his wife Lori and two sons Ryan and Chad. The Esther Family is in the process of transferring the family farm to the next generation and was chosen to participate in the Farm Journal Legacy Project.
The old saying "rain makes grain" hasn't worked out too well for me this harvest season. Our farm, which is west of Beardstown, Ill., has received excessive rain recently.
Our corn yields are coming in considerably under average. Maybe the late rains will help out the soybeans.
Watch my harvest report:
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