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Hoosier Homestead Award

Hoosier Homestead Award

At Vincent Farms we are proud to have received two awards last month from the Indiana State Department of Ag.  Janet Larrison Vincent was present with the family at the Indiana Statehouse on March 27th to receive a 100 and 150 year Hoosier Homestead award from Lt. Gov Sue Ellspermann for two parcels of land in […]


And We’re Back !!

And We’re Back !!

Its been a long time since our last update, and we are very sorry for that. It has been a busy year around the farm. We have been very blessed this year with what looks to be an awesome harvest. After the tough year last year, this is an answer to our prayers. With being […]


Tough Harvest to go with a Tough Year

Tough Harvest to go with a Tough Year

Well harvest 2012 has been underway for about three weeks now and it has proved to be just as challenging as the growing year. Despite a new combine from our folks over at Agco, we had a fire in our new combine that resulted in it getting towed out of the field. We are very […]


2012 Planting Wrap Up

2012 Planting Wrap Up

I know that planting for 2012 has been over for over two months at our farm and the corn is starting to tassel out, but I was cleaning off some video from our GoPro camera and found some video of planting season that I thought I would share. This is our corn planter running this […]


2012 Planting Has Started

2012 Planting Has Started

Last Thursday and Friday the guys got the planters out and got them all going. All of our technology has been upgraded to the latest versions and all the mechanical issues have been worked out. Because it is so early the guys aren’t running all night and all day but have been taking it easy. […]


Getting Ready for 2012

Getting Ready for 2012

Everyone on the farm is gearing up for another spring planting season. Seed has been ordered and we are meeting with our seed reps this week to finish our crop plan and final planting decisions are being made. Since harvest we have been keeping busy with the hog production side of the farm and also […]


Harvest is Underway

Harvest is Underway

Harvest started on the farm Wed afternoon (9/21). We took delivery of our new Massey combine from Plevna Implements. We used Wednesday to calibrate and work out all the bugs in the combine. On Thursday around noon we think that we finally have everything dialed in. Most people would be amazed at the technology in […]


Getting Ready for Harvest

Getting Ready for Harvest

Everyone on the farm is getting ready for harvest. Semi’s and tractors are in the shop and getting washed up and ready to go. Also our grain centers are getting cleaned out and ready to go into filling mode soon and the grain dryers have been serviced. We have been doing some repairs to one […]


Crop Health Imaging

Crop Health Imaging

This last week we had some Crop Health Imaging done through Becks Hybrids . We have a 65a field that is competing in their 300bu challenge . As part of that project you get to have your plot imaged for free. This is a new techology that Becks Hybrids has been sampling for two years. […]


Planting Done and Wheat Harvest

Planting Done and Wheat Harvest

Well last week we finally finished our planting for 2011. Although this spring was long and drawn out and wet, our stands look good and every field has been planted. It looks like it will be a long fall harvest, but everything is growing and progressing nicely. Our team continues to scout the fields every […]