Land Values: Good Farmland “Relatively Stable” in Michigan, Study Indicates Sep 2, 2019

🕔Sep 2, 2019Each year GreenStone Farm Credit Services compiles market and customer data to determine annual benchmark land values to be used in completing accurate and current appraisals based on regional sales […]

Perdue Pushing For River Lock Projects – A Global “Infrastructure Race” Brewing? – DTN Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is pushing for increased spending on locks and dams in the upper Mississippi River and Illinois River so that U.S. agriculture can boost sales and remain […]

EPA Ethanol Waivers Fire Up Iowa Politicians – “They Screwed Us,” Says Grassley – DTN Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Iowa’s ethanol industry and officials are pushing back on EPA’s small-refinery waivers with demands for multiple federal investigations and demanding EPA follow court rulings. Two months ago, Mike Jerke was […]

Ethanol: Too Much Cheek Turning On Refinery Exemptions, Says Industry Official – DTN Aug 18, 2019

🕔Aug 18, 2019At the American Coalition for Ethanol’s annual conference in Omaha this week, the group’s CEO, Brian Jennings, urged an industry on the ropes to continue to look to the future […]

Iowa Corn: 5 Considerations Before Applying Fungicides at V5 Jun 10, 2019

🕔Jun 10, 2019#plant19 has been a year to remember, and not necessarily in a good way. A couple of days ago we talked about anthracnose leaf blight on corn. Although we suggested there was […]

Missouri: 5 Weed Management Issues from Flooding, Wet Conditions Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019Obviously, our season so far has been one for the books. Our state climatologist Pat Guinan tells us that last month was the wettest May on record ever! We’ve been […]

Michigan: Late Planted Corn – Should You Change Seeding Rates? Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019In 2018, farmers were worried because corn planting was delayed in Michigan due to the weather. But compare that to our planting progress in 2019, and now you have a […]

Michigan Corn: To Plant, or Not to Plant? That’s a Good Question. Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019As the crop insurance final plant date for corn, June 5, has now passed, corn growers in central Michigan who have not completed planting should weigh their options. The primary […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Is It Time to Switch Hybrid Maturities? Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019Who doesn’t remember the challenges of getting into the fields during the 2018 planting season? Are we in the same boat for 2019? Looking at USDA’s June 2 Weekly Crop […]

Kentucky Corn: Sugarcane Beetles Feeding on Seedlings Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019A farmer in Butler County KY observed a corn field that seedlings were being severely damaged and there was a heavy reduction in the number of stands (Figure 1). Inspection […]

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