Tag: #Grow19

SEASON HIT OR MISS FOR SPECIALTY CROPS IN ILLINOIS

Rainy weather and flooding earlier in the planting season has had a mixed impact on specialty-crop farmers this season as they dealt with a saturated ground. For Lynnville farmer Dave Gregory, his is varied for different produce – from onions, sweet corn, peppers, egg plants, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower – depending on where he planted … Read More

VARIABILITY CONTINUES TO AFFECT GROWING SEASON

One thing that has been consistent with this year’s planting and growing season has been variability, and there are no indications this will end any time soon, says Karl Seltzer, GROWMARK analyst. As a result of delayed planting, this year’s crops are now maturing at an uneven rate and will likely make for a stretched-out … Read More