Iowa Field Reports: Planting Wrapping Up

🕔Jun 6, 2018Despite the late start to #Plant18, especially in northern Iowa, planting has nearly wrapped up with corn and soybeans across the state. According to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report, approximately 91% […]

Texas Field Reports: Some Rains Hit the Plains, but Mostly Dry

🕔May 30, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Daytime temperatures were high. Moisture was needed as dry conditions persisted and were stressing row crops and pasture land. Cotton fields […]

Virginia Field Reports: Rains Keep Farmers Idle

🕔May 29, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 27, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Nebraska: Speed Up Hay Dry Down – 4 Steps

🕔May 29, 2018Haying season is here, along with the potential for cloudy days and rain. Other than rain, the most important weather factor affecting the rate of hay dry-down is sunlight. Temperature, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Lags in Northern Counties

🕔May 23, 2018While #Plant18 has basically wrapped up in the southern part of the state for corn and soybeans are about three-fourths planted, #Plant18 has been much slower in the northern part […]

Texas Fields: Hot, Dry – Some Areas Moving into Extreme Drought

🕔May 16, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: The district received heavy rains. Temperatures and wind speeds were increasing and will dry out soil moisture quickly. Wheat continued to […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Slowed by Wet Weather

🕔May 8, 2018#Plant18 continues to progress across the state. According to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report, approximately 40% of Iowa’s expected corn crop has been planted and 11% of the expected soybean […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Do Micronutrients Aid Yields?

🕔May 8, 2018Ohio farmers often wonder if micronutrient fertilization will increase grain yields. A recent study exhaustively compiled the last 40 years of Ohio State University micronutrient fertilizer trials in corn, soybean […]

Midwest Alfalfa: Cold Spring Weather Slows Forage Crop – DTN

🕔May 8, 2018Colder-than-average temperatures earlier this spring have delayed the growth of most forages in the Midwest, pushing back when these crops will be harvested. The lack of early season growth will […]

Texas Field Reports: Lack of Rain, Low Temps Hinder Warm-Season Crops

🕔May 2, 2018State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said the current weather situation around the state reflects a lack of rain hindering some areas and lower-than-normal temperatures hindering others. The Panhandle, gripped in […]

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