Nebraska Corn: Why Are Corn Kernels Germinating on the Ear?

🕔Sep 14, 2018Following last week’s heavy rains, growers in south central Nebraska are reporting sprouting corn kernels in ears in drought-stressed and hail-damaged fields as well as in fields with upright, tight-husked […]

Kansas: 8 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought, Hail, Floods

🕔Aug 29, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated eight counties in Kansas as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Atchison, Graham, Lane, Marshall, Nemaha, Scott, Sherman and Washington counties who suffered losses due […]

Arkansas: Storms Strip Soybeans, Damage Farm Buildings

🕔Jul 23, 2018Chainsaws became the soundtrack this week as Arkansans cleaned up after storms Saturday unleashed a barrage of large hail, high winds and lightning that left behind downed trees, damaged homes, farms and […]

Midwest Long Summer: Hail Stripped Corn Fields; Rain Drowned Crops – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2018One year ago, on June 12, I had written about the severe drought in South and North Dakota that intensified as July rolled around. By that same time in June, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Needed Rains Bring Hail, Flooding

🕔Jun 20, 2018Parts of Iowa received some much needed rainfall last week, but unfortunately for some areas the storms that rolled through also brought along hail and caused flooding. Overall, crops are looking […]

Nebraska Soy, Corn: Hail-Damaged Crops Require Patience – Videos

🕔Jun 18, 2018In recent weeks severe storms with hail left behind a wake of destruction in corn and soybean fields in parts of central and eastern Nebraska. This often causes frustration and anxiety for […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Flooding and Hail – What Should You Do?

🕔Jun 15, 2018Yesterday’s heavy rains that marched across large part of central and north central Iowa coupled with recent storm systems across other parts of the state have resulted in significant areas […]

Iowa Field Reports: Hail, Wind, and Flooding

🕔Jun 13, 2018While parts of Iowa are too wet and have experienced hail, wind, and flooding over the past week other parts of the state could desperately benefit from some rainfall. Despite […]

Nebraska “Hail Know”: Corn, Soybeans Hit by Hailstorm – Evaluation

🕔Jun 11, 2018Hail strikes Nebraska crops each year, creating uncertainty and questions for farmers: “Does the level of damage warrant replanting or will the remaining stand yield better than a replant would? […]

Arkansas Fields: Planting Full Speed; Hail Damage

🕔May 15, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 13, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Mark Keaton, Baxter County “Producers are spraying weeds in pastures, fertilizing Bermuda […]

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