May: Farm Life Journal

Mushrooms, May Day baskets and machine shed kittens are a few things that come to mind this time of year throughout the state. Every day is Earth Day out on the farm and all hands are on deck with corn and soybean planting now in full swing. Iowa’s farmers focus on the seasonal 30-day planting window, beginning around mid-April when soils allow for seed germination. This is the root of a farmer’s eternal optimism, where every year is a new opportunity to raise their next bumper crop. Read more about life on the Jackson farm throughout the planting season...

Get to know Mark and the Jackson family more here and see what he's been up to this Spring