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Kevin Raber

Kevin Raber farms near Browns in Wabash County. He is an original Cropwatcher.

11/22/2017

Rain made any fieldwork very limited last week. There are a few fields left to harvest, but mostly we have finished the 2017 harvest here in southeastern Illinois. In closing out this year's reports, I thank the Lord for a bountiful and safe harvest.

11/9/2017

Wet weather kept us out of the field all week. There are still a few fields left to harvest, but we are mostly done in our area. We had a killing frost that took care of our volunteer corn. Now the only green fields we see are wheat fields.

11/3/2017

It rained all day Wednesday. With rain predicted for the rest of the week, there won't be any field activities for a while. Luckily, I finished harvest Tuesday evening. Yields on my double-crop beans were excellent. They were better than some of my first-crop beans.

10/27/2017

Rainfall of just more than 1 inch last week slowed most fieldwork. I got back to shelling corn Wednesday. I was hoping to finish, but they are calling for rain on Friday. The wheat is off to a great start.