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Minnesota: Spring Wheat – A Quick Guide to Profitable Sulfur Fertilization

Minnesota: Spring Wheat – A Quick Guide to Profitable Sulfur Fertilization

👤By Daniel Kaiser, University of Minnesota Extension Soil Fertility Specialist 🕔Aug 17, 2017

The major cause of sulfur deficiencies in crops is a lack of mineralized S in the soil. Research and recommendations in Minnesota have shown well-documented yield increases for corn with the application of sulfur, but what about wheat? Recent research

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Corn Production Down, Soybeans Cotton Up from 2016 – USDA

Corn Production Down, Soybeans Cotton Up from 2016 – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Corn production is forecast at 14.2 billion bushels, down 7 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of August 1, yields are expected to average 169.5 bushels per acre, down 5.1 bushels from 2016. If realized, this will be

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Wheat Tour: No Rain, No Yield – DTN

Wheat Tour: No Rain, No Yield – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 26, 2017

When crop scouts hit the road next week for the Wheat Quality Council’s annual Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour, they’ll take plenty of water, said tour organizer and council president Dave Green. It’s a pity they can’t take enough

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Wheat Market: U.S. Production to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2002-03

Wheat Market: U.S. Production to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2002-03

👤By Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann, USW Market Analyst 🕔Jul 13, 2017

USDA forecast U.S. 2017/18 wheat production at 47.9 million metric tons (MMT), down 24 percent year over year and 18 percent below the 5-year average. The reason: an anticipated 12 percent decline in average yield and the lowest planted acres

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USDA Crop Production: Winter Wheat Estimate Up from June; All Wheat Down from 2016

USDA Crop Production: Winter Wheat Estimate Up from June; All Wheat Down from 2016

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 12, 2017

Winter wheat production is forecast at 1.28 billion bushels, up 2 percent from the June 1 forecast but down 23 percent from 2016. Based on July 1 conditions, the United States yield is forecast at 49.7 bushels per acre, up

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Grain Market: Drought-Fueled Prices Can Evaporate Fast  – DTN

Grain Market: Drought-Fueled Prices Can Evaporate Fast – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Jul 6, 2017

It has been a while since we have seen a strong bull market in grains, but this summer’s climb in Minneapolis wheat has already been breathtaking and may not be over yet. Just since the end of May, September Minneapolis

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Wheat Market: June Frost + Drought + Less Acreage Point to Higher Prices – DTN

Wheat Market: June Frost + Drought + Less Acreage Point to Higher Prices – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jul 6, 2017

That’s not a typo in the title of this week’s column. Over the last weekend of June, some of the already drought-stricken areas in north-central South Dakota saw a damaging frost on their corn. The frost didn’t hit the winter

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Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

Midwest and Plains Weekly Crop Progress – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporters 🕔May 9, 2017

USDA downgraded the winter wheat condition only marginally in its weekly Crop Progress and Conditions report, despite reports of widespread damage from the Plains. Continued wet and cool weather in parts of the Corn Belt continued to hamper fieldwork, and

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Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN

Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Apr 25, 2017

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

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Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

Minnesota Wheat: Cutting Production Costs in Hard Red Spring Wheat

👤By Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota 🕔Apr 17, 2017

This post may be a day late and a dollar short as the drills are already rolling across much of Minnesota.  Nonetheless, I’m going to share some thoughts about how to reduce input cost in HRSW without sacrificing much, if

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