Tim Keegan is an Iowa farmer and a member of the Global Farmer Network. Here he shows us one of the maintenance jobs on his farm that happens before planting season begins. Fixing drainage tile is important. The tile is needed to drain saturated soils so crops can grow.
WRITTEN BY Animal Science degree from Iowa State, Master's degree, Swine Nutrition from Kansas State. In 2009 he started farming with in-laws. 4,000 acres corn, soybeans; 150-head cow/calf operation. Use precision technology, zone mapping, grid sampling, to better apply seed, fertilizer and chemicals. Have invested in solar technology.