Feed Grain Outlook: Corn Crop Reduced by 379Mln Bushels Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
As a result of a re-survey of harvested corn acres in Iowa, the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s (NASS) September Crop Production drastically lowered expectations for the 2020/21 corn crop. U.S. […]

Arkansas: Topical Storm Beta Further Slows Harvest Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
In the month that followed the high winds and rain that Tropical Storm Laura swept into Arkansas, just as the corn and rice harvest were set to commence, the state’s […]

Iowa: Volunteer Corn Management – Video Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
August’s derecho left many Iowans with unharvestable corn. For operations that left their corn in the field, decisions should be made to reduce the problem of volunteer corn next planting […]

Corn And Soybean Markets: What Accounts For Recent Price Disconnect? – DTN Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
It’s uncommon for soybean and corn prices not to move in the same direction at roughly the same pace at the same time. To be clear, that’s not what’s been […]

Iowa Corn: Scout Fields for Stalk Rot Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
The challenges of this growing season continued this month when a storm front brought more than 3 inches of rain to much of the state. While the rainfall was welcome […]

A Farm Policy Dilemma: Base Acres, Planted Acres, and Ad Hoc Payments Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
Farm safety net payments that mitigate low farm income can encourage more production and thus more payments.  Since the 1996 farm bill, this fundamental farm safety net dilemma has been […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Production Above Expectations Amid Uncertain Market Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
Texas pecan production appears better than expected, but market uncertainty amid the pandemic looms, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said expectations […]

Yield Monitor Calibration: Garbage In, Garbage Out Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
Understand this one simple fact about grain yield monitors: They do not measure grain yield. How’s that for an opening statement? What I want you to understand is that yield […]

Indiana: Preparing for Harvest – Podcast Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
In the latest Purdue Crop Chat Podcast, Extension Corn Specialist Bob Nielsen and Extension Soybean Specialist Shaun Casteel review the September USDA Crop Production Report and discuss if Indiana has […]

Corn: Converting Wet Grain Weight to Dry Weight Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
Corn is often harvested at grain moisture contents higher than the 15% moisture typically desired by grain buyers. Wetter grain obviously weighs more than drier grain and so grain buyers […]

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