North Plains Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging

🕔Oct 11, 2019A challenging soybean harvest this fall is raising many storage and drying questions, according to Ken Hellevang, an agricultural engineer with North Dakota State University Extension. According to the National […]

Ohio Corn: Will Late Fields Reach Black Layer Before a Killing Frost?

🕔Sep 24, 2019Ohio saw record late corn planting in 2019.  According to the Agricultural Statistics Service, only 33% of Ohio’s corn was planted by June 2.  The question being asked now is […]

Indiana Corn: Delayed Grain Maturity, Frost/Freeze Worries

🕔Sep 20, 2019Given the near record late planting of the 2019 Indiana corn crop and the continuing agony of delayed development of the crop, much of the coffeeshop talk down at Cecil’s […]

Stress – Coping With Uncertainty Ahead Of Harvest And Frost – DTN

🕔Aug 29, 2019It’s the billion-dollar question on everyone’s mind. Over gas station coffee or six-packs of beer, in farm-store aisles or church pews, the dreaded F-word is dominating conversations in the Corn […]

Iowa: Predicting 1st Fall Frost, Freeze Dates?

🕔Aug 19, 2019When will the first hard freeze or killing frost (equal to or less than 28°F) date be this fall? This is a question a lot of folks are wondering about […]

Georgia Weather: Last Frost Likely Past

🕔Apr 9, 2019Georgians may be wondering if the state’s last frost of the year has already passed. The answer, of course, depends on where you live and the quirks of the weather. […]

Farming: Weather is Leading Cause of U.S. Crop Loss – How Do You Assess the Risk?

🕔Jan 25, 2019Agricultural policy analysis can be improved with a systematic approach to assessing relative risks for agricultural production. For example, the climate variables used to predict agricultural production outcomes are often […]

Michigan: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas

🕔Nov 5, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Chippewa, Luce and Mackinac counties who suffered losses due to excessive snow and freeze […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Continues – 1st Freeze

🕔Oct 22, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 21, 2018. County Extension Comments Gary Cross – Person County Extension Person county experienced a week of dry weather that allowed […]

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Continues – Weekend Frost

🕔Oct 22, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 21, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

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