Corn: High Moisture Widely Offsets Bullish Basis Hopes – DTN Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019Any complex, multi-stage process will have some bottleneck. For row-crop harvest, sometimes the bottleneck is at the elevator where trucks get stuck in long lines waiting for the dump to […]

Ohio Corn: High Moisture Harvest May Continue Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019When the calendar flipped from October to November the weather changed in a big way. Over the next 10 days, temperature predictions are highs in the 40’s and lows in […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Crop Quality Observations on Another Unusual Year Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019This year continues the chain of growing seasons with extremes and rapid changes beyond our long-term experiences. This made for periods of both stress and favorable crop growth despite the […]

Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses Oct 29, 2019

🕔Oct 29, 2019According to the USDA/NASS, as of Sunday, Oct. 27th, 37 percent of Ohio’s corn was harvested for grain, compared to 62 percent for last year and 56 percent for the five-year […]

Minnesota Corn: Harvest Faces Weather Challenges Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019The development of Minnesota’s corn crop is highly variable this year, due to numerous weather challenges and wide ranges in both planting dates and hybrid relative maturities. The rain and […]

North Dakota Corn: Expect High-Moisture Crop at Harvest Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019A killing frost is expected within a few days in North Dakota, which will end corn development. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, 84% of […]

Iowa: What To Do with Replant Crops at Harvest? Oct 10, 2019

🕔Oct 10, 2019An Iowa farmer sent me an email in anticipation of the freeze this weekend and I suspect many farmers are in the similar position of having mature crops with replant […]

Ohio Corn: Managing Harvest with Variable Crop Conditions Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019Thanks to the weather we had this year, corn is variable across fields and in some areas we will be harvesting corn at higher moistures than normal. Stalk quality may […]

Iowa Corn: Harvest Considerations for Frost Killed Crops Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019A portion of Iowa’s corn crop is likely to experience a frost before naturally reaching maturity as a result of cool temperatures later this week. Natural maturity is often determined […]

Corn Harvest: Possible Rally? Get Ready to Hedge – DTN Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019And now it’s fall. This hardly feels accurate, considering how mild and pleasant the September weather has been (for those of us who haven’t been overwhelmed by flooding). Yet, the […]

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