Corn: U.S. Grain Council Harvest Quality Report

🕔Dec 17, 2018A warm and moist growing season resulted in near-record yields and good quality for the 2018 corn crop, according to the U.S. Grain Council’s (USGC) latest corn quality report, released […]

Arkansas Corn: Ties 4th Highest Yield Despite Cool, Wet Start; Sorghum Hits Average

🕔Dec 14, 2018After a slow start because of weather, Arkansas’ corn crop tied its fourth-highest state average yield and grain sorghum crop yields are within the normal average range for recent years, […]

Midwest Corn: Genetically Engineered Seeds May Help Offset Climate Change

🕔Nov 26, 2018Count Kansas State University agricultural economist Jesse Tack among those who recognize unique challenges created by the world’s rising demand for food and changing climates across the globe. Tack and […]

Nebraska Corn: Yield Forecast – End of Season Report

🕔Oct 22, 2018High temperature during vegetative stages had little impact on forecasted yield potential. This article is the last in a series that summarizes the simulated crop stages and yield forecasts for […]

Corn: High Yields Don’t Mean High Test Weights – Why It Matters

🕔Sep 25, 2018Among the top 10 most discussed (and cussed) topics at the Chat ‘n Chew Cafe during corn harvest season is the grain test weight being reported from corn fields in […]

Kentucky Corn: Impact of July, Aug. Weather on Yields

🕔Sep 14, 2018Rainfall and temperatures influences corn yield throughout its lifecycle, but especially during the seed fill period. Dr. Bob Nielsen at Purdue recently wrote an excellent article on temperatures, rainfall and […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2018 Gross Revenue Depends on Yields, Pre-Harvest Hedging

🕔Sep 12, 2018Recently released yield estimates and the announcement of Market Facilitation Program details allows for more accurate estimates of 2018 gross revenue for corn and soybeans. Gross revenue in 2018 could […]

Illinois Corn and Soy: Record High Yields Projected for 2018 – Overconfident?

🕔Sep 6, 2018Illinois again will have exceptional yields in 2018, with the National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) projecting record high yields for both corn and soybeans. Recent high yields may give overconfidence in […]

Georgia Corn: Late Harvest for Some Growers

🕔Aug 24, 2018Rainy conditions this spring forced some Georgia corn farmers to plant their crop late this year, according to Reagan Noland, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension corn and small grains agronomist. […]

Nebraska: Soy and Corn Yields – Acreage Trends, Projections 2018

🕔Aug 23, 2018Nebraska soybean and corn yields have steadily increased from 1971 to 2017 in both irrigated and rainfed production systems. Charts of yield and acreage updated to 2017 are presented here […]

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