April 18, 2018


One year later and I think my system can get more efficient and manage crop nutrient application even better.


In my previous post I talked about my investment in an air cart and tool bar to inject fertilizer in a band right under the planted row. This was performed wi...

February 14, 2017

I am writing this because after 41 crop seasons it feels as if number 42 is like I’m back at maybe number 2. The first crop is special because, well, it’s the first. I get to make the decision to buy inputs, prep the ground, plant the crop, watch it grow, and harvest i...

January 30, 2016

Welcome to 2016, and you KNOW it will be another exciting year. I can’t wait to get back and start working on the planter and getting things ready for spring planting. The title of this post is prompted from the book by Howard G. Buffett titled 40 chances and how most...

September 15, 2015

I am Gene Witte and have been involved with the SWCD for a number of years, first as a board member, than as chairman, and now as associate supervisor. I wanted to share some of my farming career history (have the grey) along with what motivated me down the path to cov...

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