National Ag Statistics Service released their initial yield estimates by county and for those who took the GRIP/HRO policies there are some significant crop insurance payments. This will help ease some of the pressure the drought of 2012 created by producing the worst yields since I began farming or since 1988 for my father. Farmers are an optimist group and we continually believe "next year will be better" - sounds like a Cub fan...
Working on the new planter
Owen enjoying our biggest snow of the year
Max helping scoop the driveway
Our first load of seed corn has arrived