Drought Monitor Weekly: Some Wet Spots but Mostly Dry

🕔Aug 16, 2018Southeast Showers and thunderstorms, triggered by fronts or afternoon convection, left a patchwork of above-normal and below-normal precipitation across the Southeast. A few areas of abnormal dryness dotted the region. […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal – Sep., Oct., Nov.

🕔Aug 16, 2018During the past 30 days, a persistent ridge fueled multiple heatwaves and wildfires, and led to substantial drought expansion across the Northwest. Monsoon precipitation eased drought conditions across the Four […]

Moving Grain: Barge Spot Rates Decline

🕔Aug 16, 2018Grain Barge Spot Rates Decline As of August 14, barge spot rates for export grain dropped 1 to 13 percent, at principal origination points, compared to a week ago. Rates […]

Nebraska – South Dakota Bin Busters: Corn, Soy Digital Yield Forecasts – DTN

🕔Aug 16, 2018Favorable weather patterns led to bin-busting yield forecasts in Nebraska and South Dakota. The DTN/The Progressive Farmer 2018 Digital Yield Tour, powered by Gro Intelligence, is an in-depth look at […]

USDA Trade Assistance: Still Waiting on the Details

🕔Aug 16, 2018U.S. farmers are anxious for details on the trade assistance package the administration announced in July.  Press reports indicate that program guidelines could be issued by August 24th.  Meanwhile, business news […]

Minnesota: Fall Manure Applications – 8 Things to Keep in Mind

🕔Aug 16, 2018With a potentially tight window for getting on fall manure in the coming months, the best policy is to be prepared. Now’s the right time to start thinking about fall […]

Corn, Soybeans: What Are Harvest Prices Looking Like?

🕔Aug 16, 2018The purpose of this farmdoc daily post is to evaluate the market’s current implied price distribution for fall-time corn and soybean prices, and assess the implication for possible levels of crop revenue. […]

Ethanol: 6 states Produce 72% of U.S. Ethanol

🕔Aug 15, 2018Six states accounted for 72% of U.S. fuel ethanol production in 2016, according to the most recent estimates from EIA’s State Energy Data System. Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, and […]

Nebraska: Extension Soybean and Corn Clinics, Mead, Aug. 22, 23

🕔Aug 15, 2018Examine and work with corn and soybean plants from early vegetative to maturity growth stages at Nebraska Extension’s Aug. 22 Midwest Soybean Production Clinic and Aug. 23 Midwest Corn Production Clinic. Agribusiness professionals and […]

Nebraska: Field Case – Dicamba-Injured Soybeans using Forensic Analysis

🕔Aug 15, 2018A discussion of how to apply forensic analysis using an actual field case of dicamba-injured soybean plants observed in a plot at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) […]

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