AgFax Weekend: Deere Tightens Up | Farm Bill 2020

🕔May 24, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Deere Tightens Up | Farm Bill 2020 | and more.

Drought Monitor Weekly: Southeast Dry; More Rains, Floods Elsewhere

🕔May 24, 2019Summary A series of Pacific upper-level weather systems, and their associated surface lows and fronts, moved across the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. These systems […]

Midwest Corn: How Will Late Planting Affect Acreage, Yield, Marketing?

🕔May 24, 2019USDA’s release of the Crop Progress report on May 20 showed corn planting at 49 percent nationally.  The planting progress in numerous major corn producing states lags behind historical averages significantly. The […]

Midwest Corn: Injury, Disease, Pest – Do You Need to Replant? – DTN

🕔May 24, 2019With so much of the planting season left ahead of farmers this spring, it can be hard to focus on the few corn acres that are in — but they […]

Kansas Corn, Soybeans: Spring Weather Creates Challenges

🕔May 23, 2019If there’s one thing for certain in farming, it’s that you can never really predict the weather. Kansas State University cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti says this spring’s conditions have […]

Moving Grain: Barge Shipments Remain Low; Upbound Fertilizer Movements Increase

🕔May 23, 2019Grain Barge Shipments Remain Low, While Upbound Fertilizer Movements Increase Barge shipments of grain transiting Mississippi River Locks and Dam 27 (above St. Louis, MO), Arkansas River Lock and Dam […]

Iowa Corn: Late-Spring Soil Nitrate Test Use in 2019

🕔May 23, 2019Nitrogen (N) fertilization for this year’s Iowa corn crop has been complicated by frequent and sometimes excessive rainfall from late last fall through this spring. Many farmers who normally apply […]

Iowa Soybeans: Evaluating Stands, Making Replant Decisions

🕔May 23, 2019As of May 20, an estimated 27 percent of Iowa’s soybean crop is planted according to the USDA-NASS Iowa Crop Progress Report.  Early-planted soybeans have been exposed to stressful conditions following […]

Trade Aid – USDA Wants to “Avoid Skewing Planting Decisions” – DTN

🕔May 22, 2019USDA on Tuesday said its new round of trade aid “is being designed to avoid skewing planting decisions” after soybean prices fell following a Bloomberg report with details on the […]

Senate Ag Hearing – Farmers Offer Answers to Climate Change – DTN

🕔May 22, 2019Environmentalists and some other groups often accuse agriculture producers of being part of the problem when it comes to climate change. But farmers and ranchers testifying before the U.S. Senate […]

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