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Recent rains help drought, greens up pastures

A crop and livestock farmer in southeast Missouri says good hay production is a benefit of the recent rains, along with a reduction in drought conditions. Jeff Reed tells Brownfield “the pastures look really good right now. We’re optimistic to have a good run... Read More.

Iowa farmer says 2023 rains came at the right time

A southwest Iowa farmer says some timely rains were the key to his successful 2023 growing season. Jeff Jorgenson tells Brownfield conditions were favorable on his farm despite the surrounding area being abnormally dry. “We’re kind of the doughnut hole of getting moisture right... Read More.