The Crop Year Is Above Average…

Published On: November 9, 2020

A Good Crop

…but not outstanding, Trent Brandenburg sums it up. The excellent harvest weather enabled smooth field work. The dry days helped field drydown which lowers post-harvest cost for drying. Trent is happy with his yields.

The nice fall weather enabled fall tillage to proceed rapidly. Trent is done with his fall field work. Now he is cleaning up his tillage equipment and storing it for the winter. He will also catch up on any needed maintenance, trying to avoid any planting delays for that next spring. The fall foliage has been beautiful in central Illinois this past month. Illinoisans put up with hot summers and cold winters in order to get beautiful falls and springs.

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