Cab Conversations: Get Growing No. 4

Show Notes: Cab Conversations, Get Growing No. 4

Brownfield’s spring series of Cab Conversations returns with host and Indiana Farm Director, Meghan Grebner, who is joined by Judi Graff of Middleton, Ill., Adam Casner of Carrollton, Mo., Zach Hunnicutt of Aurora Neb., Keith Alverson of Chester, S.D., David Lowe of Dunkirk, Ind., and Allen Ett of Ashville, Ohio for the fourth segment of Get Growing. Check out the map below to see where our particpants live in the Midwest.

During the show, guests gave a brief update about each of their operations and their planting statuses. Guests also discussed current problems each are facing during this spring planting season.

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The Conversation:

Weather and Planting Progress

  • Adam, in Carrollton, the western part of Missouri, how are things going in your area?
  • Allen in Ohio, how are things in your area?
  • Dave what about your progress in Indiana?
  • Zach how are things in the western part of the Corn Belt?
  • Allen and Dave for you two specifically, as we look at the delays that you guys are seeing in planting, how much does that affect everything else that needs to be done on the farm when it comes to controlling weeds or managing pests?
  • Keith, how are things going in South Dakota?
  • Adam, as you guys are working ground and trying to get finished up, are your concerns changing from week to week?
  • How does the delay in the planting season affect you in South Dakota, Keith?
  • Zach, what about you in Nebraska?
  • Judi, how are things going in Illinois?
  • What are the big bug and insect concerns do you all have? Allen what are your concerns?
  • Dave, what about you in Indiana?
  • Adam, what about you guys?
  • Judi, what are some of the things you’re scouting for right now?
  • Keith, what are you watching for in South Dakota as the crop advances?
  • Zach what about in Nebraska?
  • For you all who are active in policy and active in your organizations, how does this next step with the passing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act mean for you?
  • Most of you that aren’t active in organizations, what does this mean when you see this from the farmer’s side?

Farmer-to-Farmer Questions

  • Adam asks if anyone has had any frost issues.
  • Allen asks how things are on Meghan’s farm.

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