Monthly Archives: May 2014

Flaming

We just finished up planting on Sunday and we are already back out in the field flaming seed corn. The reason for flaming the corn is to delay the male corn plant’s growth. This is done in an alternating pattern

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It’s a Brand New Season

Today was the first day we were able to see this year’s corn. The corn is about 2 inches tall.┬áIt’s always exciting seeing new life springing out of the ground!

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Racing to Beat the Weather

There is a lot going on at LongView Farms. We are racing to beat the weather that was projected to come later today into this evening.  We had two 24 row planters putting in corn, one 36 row planter putting

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Spring Cleaning

Early last week our parts room got a complete makeover. Since we were kept inside due to weather conditions, we thought that we might as well get this long awaited project completed. We started by taking everything off the shelves

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