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Alabama Field Reports: Crops in Need of Rain, Wheat Yields Disappointing

Alabama Field Reports: Crops in Need of Rain, Wheat Yields Disappointing

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 31, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 29, 2016. County Comments Thomas Atkinson, Madison County Corn is in need of rain. Most dryland corn is waist high and twisting in the afternoons, which is not a good sign.

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Georgia Field Reports: Planting Continues, Wheat Harvest Gets Underway

Georgia Field Reports: Planting Continues, Wheat Harvest Gets Underway

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 31, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 29, 2016. County Comments Norman Edwards, Walker County Pastures, livestock, and summer row crops were suffering due to a lack of rainfall. Raymond Joyce, Laurens County Growers continued planting cotton, soybeans

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Illinois: Alfalfa Cutting; Corn Replanting; Cow Chores – DTN

Illinois: Alfalfa Cutting; Corn Replanting; Cow Chores – DTN

πŸ‘€By Richard Oswald DTN Special Correspondent 🕔May 31, 2016

Deep in the fertile Eastern Corn Belt, where rows are straight and long, few people think about forage. However, DTN View From the Cab farmer Chase Brown does. “This is the most beautiful first cutting I’ve ever put up,” Chase

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Grain Market: “Most Bullish Start in Spot Soybeans Since 1997”  – DTN

Grain Market: “Most Bullish Start in Spot Soybeans Since 1997” – DTN

πŸ‘€By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔May 31, 2016

As we cross Memorial Day off the calendar and head into the growing season, 2016 has already distinguished itself with the most bullish start in spot soybeans since 1997. Riding on soybeans’ coattails, spot corn just posted its highest close

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South Carolina Field Reports: Planting Marches On As Rains Allow

South Carolina Field Reports: Planting Marches On As Rains Allow

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 31, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 29, 2016. County Extension Comments Wes Daniels, Dillon County We are really wet in spots with rain still in the forecast.Β  Hilda Shelley, Horry County Much needed rains left over the

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North Carolina Field Reports: Planting Progresses in Drier Areas

North Carolina Field Reports: Planting Progresses in Drier Areas

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 31, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 29, 2016. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension First cutting hay harvest is in full swing as producers have taken advantage of the warm, dry weather. Temperatures have been

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Michigan Wheat: Wheat Stripe Rust Moving Up Plants Southwest Fields

Michigan Wheat: Wheat Stripe Rust Moving Up Plants Southwest Fields

πŸ‘€By Bruce MacKellar, Michigan State University Extension 🕔May 31, 2016

Wheat fields continue to look good across southwest Michigan. However, with the return to wet conditions, high humidity and a threat of rainfall in the forecast, wheat diseases continue to pose an important threat to this rapidly developing crop. Many

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Livestock Futures: Cattle Producers Question Price Swings – DTN

πŸ‘€By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 31, 2016

Livestock futures can be as volatile as spring weather in the Southern Plains and contracts were soaring higher Tuesday after producers spent part of last week complaining about downward price swings. Live cattle contracts opened higher Tuesday in part because

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Michigan Wheat: Managing Leaf Diseases and Fusarium Head Blight

Michigan Wheat: Managing Leaf Diseases and Fusarium Head Blight

πŸ‘€From Michigan State University Extension 🕔May 31, 2016

Editor’s Note: For tables see full article at the source link at the bottom of the page. Wheat leaf diseases such as powdery mildew, Septoria leaf spot and stripe rust are prevalent in some fields this season. Many farmers are

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USA Rice Meeting in Cuba: “Slowing Moving the Needle”

USA Rice Meeting in Cuba: “Slowing Moving the Needle”

πŸ‘€By Peter Bachmann, USA Rice 🕔May 31, 2016

USA Rice Vice President of Government Affairs Ben Mosely spent last weekΒ in Havana, Cuba,Β as part of a delegation of members from the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC). Rice was by far the most popular topic of discussion during the

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