Bob Beutke and Jeff Hartman talk with Jay about the 2013 Adopt An Acre project and present a check for the Ottawa Community Food Basket.
Beans are all done. Now, it's all-corn.
The beans are in! Yield was 52.89 bu/acre and Jay sold his acre of beans at $12.60. After expenses and the 50/50 split with the landlord, the net to Adopt-An-Acre is $147.14.
A little corn has been harvested; maybe some beans this week.
Waiting to start harvest....
Waiting to start harvest. Getting the combine checked-up and ready.
The purpose of the WCMY & LaSalle County Farm Bureau Adopt-an-Acre program is to educate the general public on the economics and risks of producing a crop from a farmer’s point of view, to feed and power the world.