Wheat: How Does U.S. Production Stack Up Globally? May 13, 2022

🕔May 13, 2022
Examining the competitiveness of wheat production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured.  To […]

Illinois Corn: Impact of Late Planting on the State Average Yield May 10, 2022

🕔May 10, 2022
A recent farmdoc daily article examined the impact of late planting on the U.S. average corn yield.  The regression estimates indicated a 10 percent increase in late planting leads to about […]

Corn, Soybeans: Prevent Plant and 2022 Acres – A Looming Issue May 6, 2022

🕔May 6, 2022
Smaller than expected South American soybean production, the Ukrainian-Russian War, and little-to-no expected increase in US principal crop acres in 2022 has created a tight supply-demand situation for grains and […]

Corn, Soybeans: Review of Prevented Plant Decisions for 2022 May 6, 2022

🕔May 6, 2022
Although planting progress can quickly catch up to average levels with favorable weather, planting progress to date lags across the Corn Belt, almost matching the pace in 2019 when many […]

Livestock: Impact of Higher Corn Prices On Feeding Cost of Gain and Net Returns for Cattle Finishing May 5, 2022

🕔May 5, 2022
Corn price futures for the July 2022 contract (December 2022 contract) increased from $6.00 per bushel ($5.55 per bushel) in early January to $7.75 ($7.30) in mid-April.  Moreover, using the iFarm […]

World Grain, Oilseed Production – How Has the U.S. Share Changed? May 4, 2022

🕔May 4, 2022
A topic of discussion has been the declining U.S. share of crop exports.  The more relevant question is, “How has the U.S. share of aggregate world grain and oilseed production […]

Corn: What Do We Know About the Impact of Late Planting on the U.S. Average Yield? Apr 29, 2022

🕔Apr 29, 2022
Cold and wet weather has delayed the normal pace of corn planting this spring.  The latest weekly Crop Progress report from the USDA indicates that only seven percent of the 2022 U.S. […]

Agricultural Carbon Markets: A Case Study of Alberta Apr 29, 2022

🕔Apr 29, 2022
As carbon markets develop in the United States, review of established carbon markets in other countries can help address challenges. We provide a case study of the carbon offset market […]

Potential Disruptions in Nitrogen Fertilizer Trade Apr 27, 2022

🕔Apr 27, 2022
Most nitrogen fertilizers likely are in place for the 2022 production of spring crops in North America, albeit at much higher prices than in 2021. However, the continuing Ukraine-Russia war […]

How Has General Inflation Impacted Input Prices? Apr 26, 2022

🕔Apr 26, 2022
Most of the recent discussion involving input price changes in U.S. production agriculture has focused on fertilizer prices.  For example, a recent farmdoc daily article discussed high fertilizer prices in the […]

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