Ag Study: Rising Nighttime Temps Rob Yields in Rice, Wheat Jun 28, 2021

🕔Jun 28, 2021
Warmer nights can upset a good night’s sleep for humans, but could the biological processes of farm crops be fussy about nighttime temperatures, too? Researchers at Kansas State University and […]

Where Did All the Crop Acres Go? Declines in U.S. Plantings Since 2014 Jun 26, 2021

🕔Jun 26, 2021
A recent farmdoc daily article reported estimates of the total acreage base, or size of the “acreage pie,” for the U.S. over 1998-2020.  The total was relatively stable from 1998 through […]

Farmer Reports: Moisture Divide Deepens Between “Haves” and “Have Nots” – DTN Jun 26, 2021

🕔Jun 26, 2021
If you ever needed evidence that life isn’t fair, the radar maps from the storm systems that have moved across the country this past week should suffice. For some, the […]

Illinois: Exploring Characteristics of Higher Profit Farms – 2011 through 2020 Jun 22, 2021

🕔Jun 22, 2021
Data from the Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Association (FBFM) for 2011 through 2020 was used to analyze selected differences between the highest profit grain farms (high one-third) and the […]

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 […]

Texas: Swisher County Spring Ag Meeting, Tulia, April 29 Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
The Swisher County Spring Ag Meeting hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been set for April 29 at the Swisher County Show Barns, 2.5 miles northeast of Tulia […]

Minnesota: ‘Strategic Farming: Let’s Talk Crops’ Recordings Available Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
Did you miss any of the Strategic Farming: Let’s Talk Crops sessions this winter and were wondering where to access recordings? Well, search no more. All sessions which were originally […]

Crop Production: Why Is Soil Structure So Important? – Video Mar 31, 2021

🕔Mar 31, 2021
In this short video, University of Minnesota Extension soil health specialist Anna Cates discusses why soil structure matters for crop production. She takes you into soil pits in a recently […]

Texas: Ranch, Farm, and Hemp Expo, Wichita Falls, March 10-11 Feb 17, 2021

🕔Feb 17, 2021
Two days of educational training offering Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Wichita County March 10-11. The training will […]

Arkansas: ‘Most Crop Per Drop’ Contest Promotes Water Efficiency Jan 29, 2021

🕔Jan 29, 2021
Experimentation paid off for Arkansas producers who competed in the “Most Crop Per Drop” contest — in knowledge gained about irrigation management and in cash prizes for the top winners. […]

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