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Big Data, Big Deal: Which unified platform will take root at U.S. farms? posted on June 4th, 2015

   

by John Carroll, CEO of Carroll Farm Management Company

originally published on GuidepointGlobal.com

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May Update posted on May 28th, 2015

 Planting conditions in west central IL and southeast IA were near perfect this year.  Corn planting wrapped up in April and bean planting in early May with the exception of some ground we held off planting so that we could install drainage tile.  Plastic, perforated tile is instal...
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Pig barns, manure, and sustainability posted on December 1st, 2014

 "Sustainability" has become a frequently used word when talking about agriculture over the past 5 years.  Consumers are curious about how their food is produced, and we as farmers have done a poor job of being transparent a...
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Mid-Harvest Update posted on October 14th, 2014

Harvest has been progressing but slower than we had hoped.  Corn yields have been good as expected, but downed corn, rain, mud, and the extra bushels have slowed things down.

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9-4-14 Harvest Prep posted on September 5th, 2014

The growing season is winding down and harvest is just around the corner. The last couple of weeks have been filled with getting grains systems, dryers, combines, and grain carts ready to roll. One way or another, corn harvest for us will need to start in the next week since the pigs have eaten t...
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