44,000 plant population
a very interesting morning
Control corn on the left, Invigor8 treated corn on the right
walking the Milo for insect or disease pressure
16' tall stalk of Pioneer P0993HR
All of us a Drozd Farms spend countless summer hours working on Irrigation to make sure the corn grows!
Caught a great picture of a lightning bolt just before a storm last year!
Sidedressing corn at the V5 stage.
Here is an interesting one, on the right where its green all that had been applied was some Cocoa Compost and nothing else. on the left was nothing whatsoever.
in 2016 we decided to try and better our dirt on a few pieces with some Cocoa Compost. If you would like to learn more on Cocoa Corp. visit their website at cocoa-corp.com
Drozd Seeds recently completed its 70th year in business and its been family owned and operated from the start! Drozd Seeds is a seperate entity from Drozd Farms but the farm traces its roots back to Tom and Phyllis who has implanted this family into agriculture for now 70 years and counting! Our family celebrated this past summer at the Allegan County Fairgrounds with our friends and family with a pig roast. not pictured: grandchildren,Tom and Alicia Gennaro, Ann Gennaro, and Paul Gennaro)
infamous combine fire of 16'
Not very pretty
One of the trucks taking a load back to the farm to unload.
Grandpa planting his 1956 Gobles corn fair contest patch.
back when we used a combine to advertise for Drozd Seeds in the Allegan County Fair parade.
When Jon and Jay bought a new planter back in the early 90s.
Here is a picture of Tom and Phyllis with all of their children on their 50th anniversary in 2002.
Our current corn dryer was built in the spring/summer of 2001
They started off with this little beauty back in the early 90s
A nice little photo of the farm in 2001.