Dryness in the Black Sea region continues to offer support to wheat. Corn export inspections were disappointing for the week, while soybeans had a strong showing well above expectations. The weather outlook for the week looks positive for harvest progress
Symptomatic corn leaf samples from Champaign County in Illinois have been confirmed positive for the bacterium Burkholderia andropogonis (Pseudomonas adropogonis (Smith) Stapp.), the causal agent of Bacterial Stripe disease. The samples were confirmed for the bacterium by the University of Illinois
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 4, 2015. Extension Comments Dwayne Tate – Agronomist Region 12 6-8 inches rainfall over the last week has saturated tobacco and late cucurbit fields delaying harvests and has compromised both crops.
For the week ending October 4, 2015, warm, dry conditions were experienced until rain brought cooler temperatures late in the week, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Soybean harvest progressed, along with winter wheat seeding and calf weaning.
Market Situation Small Grains Summary. The Small Grains Summary released by USDA on September 30 showed a smaller 2015 U.S. wheat crop than had been projected previously. Acres and yield were both reduced lowering total production from 2.136 billion bushels
For the week ending October 4, 2015, temperatures ranged from two to six degrees above normal across the State, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Up to one inch of rain was received in the west. There were
General According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Alabama Field Office, there were 4.1 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, October 4, 2015. Precipitation estimates for the state ranged from 0.12 inches in Bessemer to 2.28 inches
For the week ending October 4, 2015, Nebraska experienced near normal temperatures, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Most of the State received up to an inch of rain. Producers were primarily engaged in harvest activities, although progress
Market Situation Crop Progress. The U.S. corn crop condition index was up one point this week, 375 from 374, on a one percent shift from good to excellent. Maturity indicators are about normal: corn considered mature, 86% this week, 83%
For the week ending October 4, 2015, warm, mostly dry conditions dominated the weather pattern, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 6.5 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture rated 12 percent very short, 37 short, 50
Louisiana rice farmers in the southwestern part of the state made history this week with the “largest direct sale of rough rice to a foreign mill,” according to a report