Eastern Iowa farmer nears planting finish line


By Mark Dorenkamp, Brownfield

April 28, 2021


An eastern Iowa farmer is poised to be done planting by the end of the month.


Jeff Pape of Dyersville tells Brownfield its been a while since hes experienced a spring as smooth as this one.


The ground is in beautiful shape, we have good moisture underneath (since) we dont work the ground (because were) no-till. And after we plant, were seeing some of the best looking conditions weve seen in a long time.


Pape is finished with his corn and soybean acres and is near the finish line custom planting...


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