Corn: USDA Yield Forecasts – What Do the Numbers Mean?

🕔Apr 30, 2015The May 2015 WASDE report will be released on May 12. Previous research has shown that the release of these early projections–particularly in May–has a significant impact on prices in […]

Grain TV: Unexpected Cancellations and Underestimates

🕔Apr 30, 2015The day closed with all grains trading lower. The soybean forecast is increasing in Argentina. Corn and soybeans showed positive for export sales expectations while wheat remained in the negative.

Michigan Soybeans: Early Management Marestail Control Is Important

🕔Apr 30, 2015Glyphosate- or multiple-resistant horseweed, or marestail, is fairly common in many of Michigan’s no-till soybean fields. In fact, of the 12 horseweed samples we tested for resistance during the 2014-15 […]

South Carolina Wheat: Fusarium Head Scab in the Pee Dee

🕔Apr 30, 2015Fusarium head scab, or head blight, is showing up in wheat fields in the Pee Dee.  This fungal disease can be distinguished by the bleaching symptom that usually only affects a […]

North Dakota: Soil Salt Spots Require Careful Management

🕔Apr 30, 2015Areas of North Dakota with a white crust on the soil are expanding this spring due to an accumulation of salts in the soil. “Soil salinity is caused by excess […]

Weed Management: Pre-Emergent Control Necessary for Pigweed – Video

🕔Apr 30, 2015Purdue University weed scientists have developed two time-lapse videos capturing the rapid growth of Palmer amaranth and the effect of pre-emergent herbicides used to control the aggressive and destructive weed. […]

Ohio Planting: Cold Weather Delays Frustrating but Normal

🕔Apr 30, 2015While cold weather and cool soil temperatures have made many Ohio corn fields unsuitable yet for spring planting, growers who haven’t begun planting shouldn’t worry because there’s still time to […]

Moving Grains: Corn Inspections Highest in Over a Year

🕔Apr 30, 2015Corn Inspections Highest Since Mid-April Last Year For the week ending April 23, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) from all major export regions reached 2.14 million metric tons […]

Peanut Stocks: Utilization Up 6% from ’14

🕔Apr 30, 2015Peanut stocks reported in commercial storage on March 31, 2015 totaled 3.52 billion pounds of equivalent farmer stock, compared with 3.51 billion pounds a year ago. This total includes 2.79 […]

U.S. Drought Monitor Quick Look Video – AgFax

🕔Apr 30, 2015Your quick video outlook from the U.S. Drought Monitor Report – April 30, 2015. Need more details. Click here.    

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