Corn, Soybeans: Prevent Plant Policy Options May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
As discussed in the May 4, 2022 farmdoc daily, crop insurance’s prevent plant provision has the potential to notably reduce planted acres if planting is delayed by weather until prevent plant’s first […]

Iowa Field Reports: Break in Weather Allows Good Planting Progress May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Farmers finally caught a break last week and were able to make a lot of planting progress across most of the state. Some areas that did not miss the rains […]

Tennessee: UT Weed Tour, Jackson, June 15 May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host the annual Weed Tour on Wednesday, June 15 at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. The guided tour will feature […]

USDA: Global Wheat Prospects Stymied by Weather, War; Lower Corn Production May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
In its monthly Grain: World Markets and Trade report yesterday, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) indicated that, “Global [wheat] production is forecast at 775 million tons, down 4 million from the previous year. The largest cut […]

Nebraska Corn: Scout Emerging Crops for Insects; Don’t Assume Protection May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs or other insects. A key distinction to be […]

Mississippi Corn: How to Identify Vegetative Growth Stages – Video May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Vegetative growth stages of corn or sorghum are determined by counting the number of fully emerged leaves with leaf collars present.  Only those leaves which have a leaf collar visible […]

Mississippi Corn: When Should We Start Irrigating to Enhance Yield Potential? May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
The Midsouth has started transitioning into summer earlier than normal, prompting decisions of when to start irrigating corn. This dramatic environmental shift is challenging to our corn crop because it […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids Numbers Down, Be on Watch for Fleahoppers May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
General Situation Same as last week: hot, windy, and dry. Dryland crops really starting to be affected, and even the irrigated crops are showing stress from lack of rain/moisture. Many […]

Global Markets: Grains – Consumption Exceeds Production, Stocks Tighten May 14, 2022

🕔May 14, 2022
Global corn production is forecast down, driven primarily by a cut in Ukraine and the United States, but China and the European Union are expected to have smaller crops as […]

Moving Grain: STB Requires Additional Service Reporting From Railroads May 14, 2022

🕔May 14, 2022
STB Requires Additional Service Reporting From Railroads On May 6, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced it will require the four largest U.S. rail carriers (BNSF Railway, CSX Transportation, Norfolk […]

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