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 it’s been a while since he’s experienced a spring as smooth as this one.
“The ground is in beautiful shape, we have good moisture underneath (since) we don’t work the ground (because we’re) no-till. And after we plant, we’re seeing some of the best looking conditions we’ve 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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