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A. R. Kusel Farm Page
Farming near Manning -- Carroll county -- SW Iowa
Family Farming in Iowa since 1854

Fall Harvest 2002

May 2002 erosion


South American No-Till Boom


German farmer tour June 13, 2001


Voluntary change or EPA regulations?

Tall Corn Ethanol
Western Iowa corn Ethanol plant project
that Manning area farmers headed up and invested in.


Kusel Farming History - 1930s to 1970s




1990s -- The decade of erosion


Water Infiltration test (Tillage vs No-Till)


No-Till & Earthworms


Satellite Imagery, Yield maps and Arc View


Analyzing yield with ISPAID


Why we NO-Till


Using DTN Earthscan Satellite imagery in farming


We are losing our Conifers!!


A look at the 1975 to 1977 drought

1999 spring erosion and fighting it with CRP filter strips. 1999 erosion

Tracking Nightcrawlers with GPS



Healing the farm land with No-Till & the Dirt Scraper


Fall Strip Till & Anhydrous application


Antique & Modern Farm Equipment

Leet/Hassler farm near Manning on National Register

Click farm picture for more information.

Directions & maps to our farm

The 1990s. The Decade of the Midwest Floods.

Floods

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