Crops grown at the 160 acre site are in a four-year rotation. RD Offutt Companies will be growing seed potatoes and peas as part of a 4-year rotation, and Central Lakes College will grow barley, soybeans, and possibly edible beans during the other two rotational years. The land was cleared in 2013 and soybeans were planted in 2014 as the first crop for production. In 2015 corn was planted and in 2016 soybeans were grown with an addition of a rye cover crop after the soybeans were harvested.
Nitrate contamination is of high concern on this site. In an effort to reduce their impact the landowner has adopted the following practices: