Elevated Fertilizer Prices Remain, UN in Talks to Restore Ukrainian Grain Exports May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Bloomberg writer Elizabeth Elkin reported yesterday that, “In more bad news for farmers, a fertilizer that’s key for corn production will remain expensive for at least two years. “That’s according to CF Industries […]

Tracking Corn and Soybean Prevent Plant in 2022 May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Crop insurance’s prevent plant provision has the potential to reduce planted acres if weather delays planting until prevent plant’s first decision date.  This potential is especially relevant in 2022 with […]

Corn, Soybeans: Prevent Plant Policy Options May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
As discussed in the May 4, 2022 farmdoc daily, crop insurance’s prevent plant provision has the potential to notably reduce planted acres if planting is delayed by weather until prevent plant’s first […]

Ag Economy: U.S. Agriculture Sees Hike in Nontraditional Loans May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Jenny Ifft has a keen eye for the changing landscape in agricultural finance. An agricultural economist at Kansas State University, Ifft is watching as nontraditional forms of lending slowly gain […]

Proper Tractor Tire Pressure Saves Fuel and Time May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
With diesel fuel prices hovering above $5 per gallon and weather-related planting delays, producers are looking for ways to improve tractor performance and fuel efficiency. One of the best ways […]

USDA to Provide $6Bln to Crop Producers Impacted by 2020-21 Natural Disasters May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
The U. S Department of Agriculture announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief payments totaling […]

USDA Announces Disaster Assistance for 2020 and 2021 May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a $6 billion Emergency Relief Program (ERP), the new disaster recovery assistance program for agricultural producers. Funding for ERP was provided by Congress as […]

Wind Erosion and Nutrient Loss: How Much Soil Is Moving, What Could That Cost Farmers? May 13, 2022

🕔May 13, 2022
Two ongoing studies are measuring how much soil is being blown across different fields, and how much nutrients lost with wind erosion might cost farmers. Wind erosion Sometimes you can […]

Selecting PPE When Using Pesticides May 12, 2022

🕔May 12, 2022
When selecting a pesticide, make sure you read the label to ensure that you have the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to mix, load, and apply that product. The PPE that […]

Mitigating Herbicide Mixing Issues May 12, 2022

🕔May 12, 2022
There have been numerous reports of mixing issues when either Roundup PowerMax 3 or Gramoxone is added to the tank with residual herbicides like atrazine, Cotoran, Caparol, fomesafen or a […]

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