Farmer is easing into planting
April 12, 2021 By Amie Simpson Filed Under: 2021 Planting Season, Crops, Indiana, News
Southern Indiana farmer Ben Kron says conditions have been right for fieldwork as he eases into the planting season.
“The weather cooperated, and we got a lot of fieldwork done this past fall and winter and even this spring so far,” he says. “We’ve missed a few rains, which I hate to miss rains in April, but it is a good thing when we’re getting started, going early, and so far are feeling pretty good about things.”
He tells Brownfield he typically begins planting around mid-April.
“The past couple of years I feel like we’ve been running a week or two late, but I would say we’re on time this year,” he says.
Kron says he’s hoping for warmer overnight temperatures as the month continues.
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