Corn Yield Estimates: Let’s Start With Significantly Lower Ear Counts – DTN Sep 16, 2019

🕔Sep 16, 2019USDA rolled out another crop production report Thursday, Sept. 12, with the companion World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE). Unlike the two most recent editions, this report was a […]

Mississippi Corn: Harvest Looks Good Despite Struggles in Season Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019A difficult planting season followed by heavy rains and drainage issues challenged corn producers, but growers are still expected to produce a good crop despite these tough conditions. The U.S. […]

Arkansas Corn: What Does Harvest Hold in Store? Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019The Arkansas corn harvest is going to be a drawn out affair this year. “Think back to the planting season when corn was planted from March through June,” said Jason […]

Midwest Corn: Dry Conditions Can Reduce Kernel Size Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019Much of the corn in Minnesota is in the dough stage of kernel development. At this stage and beyond, stress to corn from dry conditions reduces yield by decreasing kernel […]

Ag Economy: Yield Assessments Uncertain After ‘Planting Season from Hell’ Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Wall Street Journal writer Lauren Silva Laughlin reported earlier this month that, “Losses are popping up in farmers’ income statements and the pain can be seen in the share prices […]

Indiana Corn: Estimating Grain Yield Prior to Harvest Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Fancy colored yield maps are fine for verifying grain yields at the end of the harvest season, but bragging rights for the highest corn yields are established earlier than that […]

Louisiana: Corn Harvest Off to Disappointing Start Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019Corn harvest in Louisiana is underway, and this year’s crop is not expected to set any records. LSU AgCenter corn specialist Dan Fromme said yields appear to be down by […]

Hubbs on Grain: Questions About Corn Crop Continue Aug 19, 2019

🕔Aug 19, 2019The USDA’s August crop production forecast delivered a shock to corn markets with much larger production than expected.  Market participants continue to question the size of the 2019 corn crop, […]

Midwest Corn: How Will Late Planting Affect Acreage, Yield, Marketing? May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019USDA’s release of the Crop Progress report on May 20 showed corn planting at 49 percent nationally.  The planting progress in numerous major corn producing states lags behind historical averages significantly. The […]

Corn: How Does Production Compare Among Top 5 Exporters? May 13, 2019

🕔May 13, 2019Examining the competitiveness of corn production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured. To […]

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