Michigan Soybeans: Thin Stands Can Produce Surprisingly High Yields May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
When poor soybean emergence and thin stands occur, producers need to make timely and informed replant decisions. Accurately assessing your soybean stand and diagnosing the cause of the emergence problems are the first steps […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Wet Across the North, Dry Elsewhere May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Summary In the upper levels of the atmosphere, a strong ridge of high pressure dominated the contiguous U.S. (CONUS), from the southern Plains to Northeast, at the beginning of this […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – June, July, August May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
The southwestern contiguous U.S. (CONUS) and the Southern High Plains experienced worsening drought conditions under predominantly warm and dry conditions since mid-April. Several locations across the Southern Plains experienced record […]

Moving Grain: USDA Projections Signal Lower Demand for Grain Transportation May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Latest USDA Projections Signal Lower Demand for Grain Transportation in MY 2022/23 On May 12, USDA released its May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, which contains the agency’s […]

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 […]

Kansas Farmers Saw Record Net Income in 2021 May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
A combination of farmers buying inputs at lower prices in late 2020 and capitalizing on strong crop yields and robust grain prices in mid-2021 has led to the highest net […]

Illinois: Production from Double-Crop Soybean Rotations May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
For 2023, growing wheat followed by soybeans (wheat-double-crop-soybeans) currently is projected to be more profitable than growing either corn or soybeans, particularly in southern Illinois. Much of the higher projected […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Emerging Crops and Delayed PRE Herbicide Applications May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
Soil-residual herbicides are important components of integrated weed management programs. Labels of many single and multiple active ingredient products allow application before and after crop emergence, but other active ingredients […]

Grain Markets: Early Export Sales Commitments and New-Crop Balance Sheets May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
On Thursday, May 12, the USDA released its first complete 2022/23 marketing year supply and demand estimates for corn, soybeans, and wheat in the May 2022 WASDE report. These estimates provide an […]

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