Corn, Soy Planting: Midwest and Northern Plains Wait for Soil Temps to Rise – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2018No, you didn’t mix up the calendar pages. It’s mid-April, and some Midwest farmers are watching snow pile up on their fields this week. As the pace of planting slips […]

Extreme Drought: Bad in Oklahoma, Kansas; Texas Panhandle on Fire Alert – DTN

🕔Mar 27, 2018Southern Plains farmers don’t need a crystal ball to tell them what their biggest challenge will be during the upcoming forage-growing season. Every year, it boils down to the same […]

Midwest – Wet Weather, Planting Delays Ahead This Spring? – DTN

🕔Mar 16, 2018Farmers in the Midwest could be in for a slow start to the row-crop planting season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2018 spring forecast suggests. The agency’s Climate […]

Wheat Waiting On Rain: “The Southern Plains Drought Is Intense” – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018Justin Knopf’s farm in central Kansas went 120 days without a drop of moisture this winter. Now his winter wheat crop is waking up, looking for water, and finding little […]

Drought Facing Southern Plains, Viability of Crops Affects Input Decisions – DTN

🕔Feb 15, 2018As an Oklahoma Panhandle farmer, Jerod McDaniel almost every year plans for dry weather and hopes for rain. The Texhoma, Oklahoma, farmer/cattleman said extremely dry fall and winter conditions are […]

Drought: Argentina Corn and Soybean Producers Need Rain – DTN

🕔Jan 26, 2018The 2017-18 growing season in South America has not been perfect, but up to now, crop development has been satisfactory. That may change, however, with needed rain in the central […]

Harvey Causes Extensive Flooding, May Ruin Coastal Bend Cotton Harvest – DTN

🕔Aug 28, 2017Widespread, heavy, and possibly record rainfall from Tropical Storm Harvey inundated southeastern Texas during the weekend, with rain forecast to continue through almost the entire upcoming week. As of early […]

Drought: Dakotas in Crisis – Frustration with USDA Lack of Funds – DTN

🕔Jul 24, 2017Scattered thundershowers across North Dakota on Wednesday brought a slight respite to the region’s drought, but farmers and ranchers say some crops are already lost and it would take months […]

Corn Belt: Fertilizer Cash Sales Cut Off in Favor of Spring Contracts

🕔Dec 14, 2016It has been an interesting fall for Tim Malterer. Heavy rains fell in late September until he started to harvest on his farm at Janesville in south-central Minnesota. While he […]

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