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North Dakota Corn: Harvest, Drying, Storage Challenging This Year

North Dakota Corn: Harvest, Drying, Storage Challenging This Year Updated

👤By Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Each year brings challenges for crop production, and this year’s drought and cool August will have a big impact on North Dakota’s corn production, North Dakota State University Extension Service grain drying expert Ken Hellevang warns. Much of eastern North

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Indiana Corn: What Causes Low Grain Test Weight?

Indiana Corn: What Causes Low Grain Test Weight?

👤By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Extension Agronomist 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Among the top 10 most discussed (and cussed) topics at the Chat ‘n Chew Cafe during corn harvest season is the grain test weight being reported from corn fields in the neighborhood. Test weight is measured in the U.S. in

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Mississippi Corn: Growers Expect Record Harvest for 2017

Mississippi Corn: Growers Expect Record Harvest for 2017

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Mississippi producers are optimistic that the remnants of Hurricane Harvey that moved through the state in late August were not enough to stop corn harvests from reaching a new record. As of Aug. 27, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated

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Kentucky Corn: Determining Economic Cost for Drying, Storing Grain This Season

Kentucky Corn: Determining Economic Cost for Drying, Storing Grain This Season

👤By Jordan Shockley, University of Kentucky Ag Economist 🕔Aug 30, 2017

Corn harvest has started in some parts of the state, and USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service estimates that 215,460,000 bushels of corn will be produced in Kentucky this year. Historically, about 50% of the harvested corn will be dried and

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Mississippi Corn: How to Enhance Harvest Efficiency and Success

Mississippi Corn: How to Enhance Harvest Efficiency and Success

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University Extension Grain Specialist 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Corn harvest should ramp up quickly as soon as some sunshine returns and muddy fields dry up enough to allow progress. Although early corn harvest reports indicate we have a big crop on hand, we need to successfully get it

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Louisiana Corn: Weather Slows Promising Harvest

Louisiana Corn: Weather Slows Promising Harvest

👤By Craig Gautreaux, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Louisiana corn farmers are harvesting what could be a record corn crop — when the weather allows them to run their combines through the fields. Rain showers, particularly in the afternoon, have been plaguing farmers recently. Still, many farmers are

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South Carolina Corn: Harvest Underway in the Pee Dee, Yields Look Good

South Carolina Corn: Harvest Underway in the Pee Dee, Yields Look Good

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University Agronomist 🕔Aug 8, 2017

A fair amount of corn was harvested last week.  Yields are looking good so far and we hope that trend continues. Rains are moving in this week and we are forecast to get 2-3 inches over the next 5 days

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Texas Field Reports: Panhandle Cotton Looks Good Following Timely Rains

Texas Field Reports: Panhandle Cotton Looks Good Following Timely Rains

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Despite a poor start to the cotton season in the Panhandle, timely and widespread rains arrived in time for flowering and boll development, putting fields on track for a good season, said two Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr.

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South Carolina Field Reports: Early Corn Harvested as Weather Permits

South Carolina Field Reports: Early Corn Harvested as Weather Permits

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 6, 2017. County Comments Morris Warner, Oconee County  Rain is needed across the county. Crops are beginning to show stress. Pastures are still in good shape though.  Rusty Skipper, Horry County 

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North Carolina Field Reports: Early Corn Harvest Begins; Watch for Pod Feeders in Soybeans

North Carolina Field Reports: Early Corn Harvest Begins; Watch for Pod Feeders in Soybeans

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 7, 2017. Extension Comments Robert Hawk – Swain County Extension Good weather over last week with near average temperatures. Across the two counties of Jackson and Swain, approximately .75″ of rainfall,

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