Tag: Mark Swanson
Read his report below and let us know if planting is underway in your area. We want to hear from you! (more…)
Today’s guest blogger is Mark Swanson, Case IH Crop Production Specialist covering eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois. A 29-year veteran with Case IH, Mark has specialized in planters since 2006. Read his report and let us know if crops in your area are starting to emerge. (more…)
Today’s guest blogger is Mark Swanson, the Case IH crop production sales specialist who covers eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois. With the company for 29 years, Mark has been specializing in planters since 2006.
We’re closing in on 80 percent complete with corn planting in northwestern Illinois. Some corn went in the first week of April. Normally, planting starts after April 15. Some guys have already switched to beans. We’ve had good weather and they’ve got big planters, so there’s been nothing keeping them out of the fields until the weekend rains, which we really needed. It had been really, really dry in Illinois. (more…)