Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Farmland formerly known as CRP

The promise of Spring makes all the difference in a late April day. 
So, I can't resist stepping out to check some fields. 
 The sun has been shining and we haven't had any snow fall in two days.
It is high time for Spring fever. 
 It will take a long time for this ground to warm up.
The deep furrows were cut by a Wishek Disc. 
It is useful when we break up CRP acres. 
This ground has not been farmed in over 15 years, and the Wishek Disc is the first step to bringing it back to farmland. 
The plan was to plant corn, which has worked well for us in other years as land came out of the Conservation Reserve Program. 
Because Spring is so late arriving, we will be switching many of the acres that were going to be corn to soybeans and barley. 
We are waiting for a warm breeze in GriggsDakota.

1 comment:

  1. Wow that looks bare, luckily here in the UK the weather is just picking up and colour is coming back into the landscapes!