Beck's Blog

From Our Family Farm to Yours




CropTalk: Trial Walks are a Solid "Choice"

June 2020

Author: Mark Apelt

What is your biggest yield-limiting factor in an individual field? As I have asked farmers this question, the answers I’ve received are all over the board. Several of the more common responses include emergence, drainage, soil type, sunlight, fertility, diseases, and, of course, the weather. It should be noted that for every yield limiting factor, there is a corresponding corn or soybean characteristic that can help to overcome that factor — even the weather.

Comments (0) Number of views (7668)




We Are Beck's: Easter Reflections by Mark Apelt

Author: Mark Apelt

The pinnacle of Christianity is the Resurrection of Jesus Christ!  It is the hope of eternal life that makes us want to believe, but how do we know it really happened?  Let’s take a look back at how all the people reacted at that time:

Comments (2) Number of views (17826)