Six generations of farmers dating back to early 1850s in Central Illinois including Effingham, Shelby, and Fayette counties. Mr. Dan McKay and his four sons continue the family business with a passion for their profession. McKay Farms, headquartered in Beecher City, IL, created this blog to share their experiences and create awareness for hard working farmers! Check out our website www.McKayFarms.com or www.McKayFarms.net.
We are beyond excited to kick of the 2019 Harvest Season in Central Illinois! A wet spring pushed back the start date for all central Illinois farmers but we have been working hard the past week to make up for the late start. Check out some of our amazing pictures of the Harvest 2019 Season below and stay tune for more updates
Harvest started in the middle of September and has brought us great yields and exciting memories. That #Harvest18 season has experienced wonderful weather outside of today which resulted in 1-3 inches of rain in the area. Blake McKay has been busy with the drone capturing some unbelievable aeriel shots that could not have been accomplished without new technologies. Check out the pictures below and expect many more pictures to be published soon. Happy Harvest!!
As the snow melts away in Central Illinois, McKay Farms is preparing for another successful Farming Season. We have a lot of work to get accomplished before planting time including the cleaning of 11 grain bins. Grain is currently being hauled away and before we know it, we will be beginning #Spring17.We can't wait!