General Situation/ Harvest Another very hot and windy week. This week we had temperatures ranging from 98 -101 F and our nights have been steadily at 78-80 F. We are […]
Global Markets: Corn – Prices in China Run High Jul 10, 2020
Ongoing recovery in feed use combined with tighter-than-anticipated stocks in China’s temporary reserves have driven the national average corn price5 to its highest level since March 2018. Trade sources reported […]
Dicamba: Off-Target, Once Again – DTN Jul 10, 2020
This summer, Iowa fields are seeing some of the most widespread injury symptoms, as three dicamba herbicides face legal uncertainty.
This month’s 2020/21 U.S. corn outlook is for sharply lower supplies, reduced feed and residual use, increased food, seed, and industrial use, and lower ending stocks. Corn beginning stocks are […]
With crop fields simmering in the early July heat, some farmers are missing those soggy days of spring. “Too much rain early on was the hold-up; now we NEED rain […]
Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Post Herbicide Applications – Considerations and Challenges Jul 10, 2020
Corn and soybean crops are approaching maximum growth stages for post herbicide application. Also, hot weather is causing its own set of challenges.
While the record will show that planting progress for both corn and soybean crops in Illinois was close to normal in 2020, heavy rainfall in May and again in early […]
Pennsylvania: Pest Species That Love the Heat Jul 10, 2020
Some pest species of soybeans and corn thrive in hot, dry conditions; scout for damage from potato leafhoppers, grasshoppers, and spider mites in drought-stressed fields While much of the state […]
Since July 1 high humidity and temperatures have been scorching Iowa. Okay, maybe that is a little extreme. June has led to dry conditions across much of central and southwest […]
Ohio: Corn Growth in Hot and Dry Conditions Jul 10, 2020
In recent days we have been experiencing 90 degree F days with limited precipitation, and so we are starting to see some leaf rolling in corn. Some of this may […]