Crop Reports from Corn College

August 31, 2009 07:00 PM

By Farm Journal's Margy Fischer and Pam Smith
How are crops doing around the country? What are farmers learning at Corn College? Scroll down and listen to the audio reports below to learn the answers to these questions and more.
You'll hear from:
  • Charlie Hammer, Beaver Dam, Wis.
  • John McGrath, Amana, Iowa
  • Alan Pfeifer, Leesburg, Ind.
  • Rick Devoe, Monroe, Wis.
  • Jason Troike, Girard, Kan.

Charlie Hammer, of Beaver Dam, Wis., has attended all three Farm Journal Corn College events. He says by attending he aims to better understand the cycles of fertilizer and how he can apply it to his farm.

John McGrath, from Amana, Iowa, says even on his farms, you can find great crop variability.

Alan Pfeifer, of Leesburg, Ind., provides a crop update from his area.

Rick Devoe, Monroe, Wis., says harvest on his farm wont start until the middle of October.

Jason Troike, a farmer from Girard, Kan., says the best word to describe this years growing season is: trying.

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