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  • Before planting, consider soil temps and weather forecast

    For farmers in most of mid-Michigan, forgetting last year’s cold, wet growing season can’t come soon enough. Planting the 2015 crop is the best way to get over this, but first we need to consider soil temperature and the upcoming weather forecast given that we may be able to get in fields within the next few weeks. How to determine if your field is at the right temperature to plant: Take temperature readings in the…

Agronomic image of corn harvest