USDA’s planting progress reports had grains lower overnight, but corn and wheat were able to rally to decent gains. Heavy rains in the Midwest forecast raises concerns of delays in corn planting and a possible switch to higher soybean acres.
Over the past 25 years, there have been shifts in crops planted in the United States. Overall, acres in feed grain crops decreased while acres in oilseed crops increased. Feed grain crops losing acres were wheat, oats, barley, and sorghum.
A number of questions have arisen on how to manage the glyphosate-resistant (GR) Johnsongrass that is very prevalent in some corn fields of south west Tennessee.
The shortage of Caparol is apparently causing a domino effect and now Cotoran is starting to become tight in some locales. So what are some options now that Caparol is not in the picture and Cotoran supply maybe sketchy?
Planting season is nearly upon us again, and many good producers are getting very antsy about getting into the field, especially our sorghum producers who need to get that crop started and get as much development completed as possible before
Poor prices, weather and diseases have caused Louisiana wheat production to drop to 16,000 acres, LSU AgCenter experts said at a field day held April 19 at the Macon Ridge Research Station. Statewide wheat acreage was about 150,000 just three
One day after soybeans closed higher while corn and wheat stayed mixed, the latter two took a turn higher on Tuesday with emerging concerns about cold and wet weather in the forecast. Soybeans gave back part of Monday’s gain after
Citing federal data that shows ethanol cracked through the blend wall in 2016, the Renewable Fuels Association on Monday asked U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to keep the Renewable Fuel Standard on track for corn-based ethanol in 2018.
Spring wheat planting was behind in five of the key growing states as of April 16, with Idaho and Washington significantly behind, followed by Minnesota and then North Dakota and Montana, according to last week’s USDA Crop Progress report. If
Kansas State University will host a Cover Crop Field Day on Friday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. at the K-State HB Ranch in southeast Trego County. The ranch is at 39008 147 Highway in Brownell, Kansas. K-State researchers will discuss
The bulls were again winners in an exciting week for longs and producers. In last week’s report, I said the markets bias would be near unchanged to a bit lower.