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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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No-Till and Cover Crops Cut Expenses: 12 Lessons Learned – DTN

No-Till and Cover Crops Cut Expenses: 12 Lessons Learned – DTN

👤By Susan Winsor Progressive Farmer Contributing Editor 🕔Mar 4, 2017

Nick Vinje didn’t grow up hearing, “This is how we’ve always done things.” That left the self-described city kid more open to change.   After 16 years of conventional farming, Vinje transitioned to no-till and cover crops in 2013 on

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Wheat Outlook: U.S. Exports Raised on Strengthening Sales Aided by Weakening Dollar

Wheat Outlook: U.S. Exports Raised on Strengthening Sales Aided by Weakening Dollar

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 14, 2017

U.S. Census Bureau trade data through December and export inspections data indicate that U.S. wheat exports are on pace to exceed previous expectations, due in part to recent weakening of the U.S. dollar as compared to currencies of most other

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North Dakota Wheat: Variety Selection Tool for Spring Wheat Updated

North Dakota Wheat: Variety Selection Tool for Spring Wheat Updated

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔Jan 27, 2017

Data from variety trials conducted in North Dakota and Minnesota in 2016 are now available from the spring wheat Variety Selection Tool. This tool is a web-based program that allows users to summarize and review the results from the spring

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Wheat Outlook: U.S. Balance Sheet Unchanged, Australian Production Raised

Wheat Outlook: U.S. Balance Sheet Unchanged, Australian Production Raised

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2016

The U.S. 2016/17 all-wheat supply and demand estimates are unchanged this month. The season average price remains at $3.70 per bushel, with the range narrowed from 40 cents to 20 cents. Several key USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service reports are

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Wheat Outlook: U.S. Production, Domestic Use Lowered; 2016-17 Carryout Increased

Wheat Outlook: U.S. Production, Domestic Use Lowered; 2016-17 Carryout Increased

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 19, 2016

U.S all-wheat production for 2016/17 is trimmed nearly 11 million bushels this month to 2,310 million but remains the largest crop since 2008/09. Feed and residual use is lowered 70 million bushels after the September 30 Grain Stocks report indicated

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Wheat Outlook: U.S. Production Raised Nearly 60M Bushels

Wheat Outlook: U.S. Production Raised Nearly 60M Bushels

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 19, 2016

U.S all wheat production is raised nearly 60 million bushels this month to 2.32 billion on rising production for all classes of wheat. This month’s 2.6-percent increase follows the near 9-percent boost in projected all wheat production made in July.

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North Dakota Farm Income Declines for 3rd Consecutive Year

North Dakota Farm Income Declines for 3rd Consecutive Year

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔May 27, 2016

Average net farm income declined for the third consecutive year in North Dakota to the lowest level since 1998. This occurred despite generally strong yields, with spring wheat reaching an all-time high, the second highest annual profit for the beef

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