Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Fertilizer Price Increases for 2021 Production Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Fertilizer prices have increased since fall 2020. These price increases lead to rising fertilizer costs for farms, with the timing of fertilizer purchases impacting the level of fertilizer costs associated […]

Ag Trade: Soybean Exports to China Swell; Brazil Suspends Corn, Soy Import Duties Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Reuters writers Shivani Singh and Dominique Patton reported this week that, “China’s March soybean imports from Brazil plunged as rain delayed some shipments from the world’s top exporter, but U.S. bean imports rocketed more than […]

Texas Field Reports: Prices Good, Drought Bad for Cotton Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Texas cotton producers could have a tough year due to drought, but good prices are likely to soften the blow, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Drought and […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: New Fungicide Web Book Available Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
The Crop Protection Network (CPN) has produced a new web book called Fungicide Use in Field Crops. Fungicides are an important crop protection tool for modern agriculture, and proper use decreases risk of […]

Kentucky Corn: Expected Response to Cold Weather Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
The USDA reports that 24% of the corn in KY is planted and 1% has emerged. The cold weather in the forecast could cause problems on this corn. Corn that […]

Ohio: New Nutrient Recommendation Fact Sheet Available Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
An update for nutrient recommendations for Ohio’s major field crops (corn, soybean, wheat, and alfalfa) was published in November 2020 as the “Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: A Tough Week Ahead Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
In the week ending on April 18, planted acreage moved up in Illinois, from 5 to 12% for corn and from 2 to 5% for soybean. The forecast for cool […]

Midwest: Weather Gives Planting the Cold Shoulder – DTN Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
“Send it” may be a popular phrase when it comes to planting, but this week, many farmers across the Midwest are contemplating whether they should “park it” for a few […]

Tennessee: Forecasted Freezing Temps Should Pause Planting Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
We keep sliding back into a ‘below normal’ temperature pattern for April, and close to freezing temperatures with rain in this week’s forecast has created some concern about viability of […]

Crop Progress: Planting Plows Ahead Despite Colder Temps – DTN Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
Despite the return of more winterlike weather across parts of the country, U.S. farmers continued to plow ahead with corn and soybean planting last week, according to USDA NASS’ weekly […]

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