Pennsylvania: Crop Insurance – Prevented Planting Coverage for Field Crops

🕔Jun 6, 2019With all the rain and flooding in the Midwest and the wet spring here in the Northeast, lots of farmers are wondering about their prevented planting coverage under crop insurance. […]

Weekly Crop Progress: Race to Plant Lags Further Behind – DTN

🕔May 14, 2019U.S. farmers fell further behind in the race to plant corn, soybeans and spring wheat last week, according to USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. As of Sunday, […]

Grain Exports Offer Billions in Benefits Beyond the Farm, New Study

🕔May 9, 2019A new study shows access to international export markets for U.S. grains supported nearly $38 billion in business sales in the U.S. economy during 2016 beyond the value of the […]

Virginia Field Reports: Corn Planting Takes Off

🕔Apr 30, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 28, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Field Reports: Weekend Storms Bring Tornadoes, Wind Damage

🕔Apr 23, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

USDA Weekly Crop Progress – April 14 Report – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2019U.S. corn planting slipped behind the five-year average pace and spring wheat planting fell further behind average last week, according to USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. For […]

USDA Announces 2019 Marketing Assistance Loan Rates

🕔Apr 10, 2019USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2019 marketing assistance loan rates by: County for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other oilseed” (canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard […]

Global Markets: Corn – U.S. Exports Face Stiffer Competition

🕔Apr 10, 2019Combined, four countries (Argentina, Brazil, Ukraine, and the United States) account for nearly 90 percent of global corn exports. While their dominance in global exports continues, prospects for Argentina, Brazil, […]

Soybean Stocks Up Nearly 30%; Corn Down Slightly – USDA

🕔Mar 29, 2019Corn stocks in all positions on March 1, 2019 totaled 8.60 billion bushels, down 3 percent from March 1, 2018. Of the total stocks, 5.13 billion bushels were stored on […]

Grain Storage: Monitor Moisture Content, Temperature to Avoid Losses

🕔Mar 13, 2019As outdoor temperatures increase, stored grain requires attention to prevent losses, says Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer and grain drying expert. The stored grain temperature increases […]

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