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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.


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