Arkansas: “Most Crop Per Drop” Irrigation Contest Challenges Rice, Corn, Soybean Growers May 21, 2022

🕔May 21, 2022
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s annual Most Crop Per Drop irrigation yield contest is now open to Arkansas rice, soybean and corn producers, and for the first […]

Russia Won’t Halt Black Sea Blockade; Indonesia Lifts Ban on Palm Oil Exports; Diesel Prices Climb May 21, 2022

🕔May 21, 2022
Wall Street Journal writers William Mauldin and Vivian Salama reported in today’s paper that, “Russia dismissed calls from top United Nations and Western officials to halt a Black Sea blockade that has prevented Ukraine from exporting much […]

Corn: Do Poor Springs Followed by Positive Summers Explain Late Planting, Yield Puzzle? May 21, 2022

🕔May 21, 2022
In a recent farmdoc daily article, corn planting date results from agronomic field trials in Illinois were compared to state-level estimates of late planting impacts.  The field trials indicated that the […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Crop Production After Heavy Rain, Field Flooding May 21, 2022

🕔May 21, 2022
A large swath of central Minnesota saw 4 to 7 inches of rain between May 7-14, with some locations reporting over 8 inches. This resulted in heavily flooded fields with […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Dealing with Planting Delays May 20, 2022

🕔May 20, 2022
On top of a cold, wet start to the season, recent rains have led to further planting delays across SW MN and other areas of the state. If conditions are […]

Minnesota: Crusting and Emergence Problems May 20, 2022

🕔May 20, 2022
Last week’s heavy rains have caused widespread crusting problems.  Dr. David Franzen, NDSU Extension Soil Scientist, summarized the options available to you in an article more than a decade ago.  […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Fertilizer Guidelines Update May 20, 2022

🕔May 20, 2022
Proper nutrient management is a key component of profitable corn and soybean operations. With new data come new fertilizer guidelines for corn and soybean. These guidelines reflect recent research findings […]

Minnesota Wheat: Of Seeding Dates, Rates, and Even More Delays… May 20, 2022

🕔May 20, 2022
Should you increase your seeding rates of spring wheat as seeding is delayed yet again?  The short answer is ‘Yes, you probably should. There are two approaches to determining how […]

Minnesota Wheat: Does It Make Sense to Switch to Earlier Maturing Varieties? May 20, 2022

🕔May 20, 2022
Very little if any spring wheat has been seeded up until now.  This will be a very late seeded crop and that begs the question of whether you should switch […]

Michigan Soybeans: Is Planting 15-inch Rows with Split-Row Planters Profitable? May 20, 2022

🕔May 20, 2022
Many of the soybean acres in Michigan are planted in 15-inch rows using split-row planters. These planters are significantly more expensive than planters of comparable width set up for 30-inch […]

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